NATURAL HERBAL DEODORANT
The market is full of a variety of deodorants that promise a prolonged effect; do not leave stains on clothing, and some even labeled as “natural deodorant” to contain only an infinitesimal amount of medicinal plants.
All this is false, is pure marketing. The reality is quite different.
- Most leave a trail or tartar on clothing that is virtually impossible to remove.
- Most contain substances suspected to cause cancer.
- Interfere with the endocrine system and hormonal alterations.
- Decrease in male fertility.
Here we share with you this recipe for a natural deodorant herbal medicinal antiperspirant effect and a light and pleasant fragrance.
As usual with all the natural beauty recipes, we have prepared ourselves and took some time using it, and we can say it works great.
The ingredients you need are:
- Alcohol of 96 º
- Distilled water
- Flowers Lavender
- Leaves of Salvia
We have not put measures, it is preferable to a small amount to try and not waste if you do not like the result.
Other medicinal plants could serve you for the recipe, but these are the most accessible.
You also need:
- An airtight glass jar
- 1 spray
Once you get everything, follow these steps:
- Put lavender flowers in glass jar.
- Pour the alcohol and completely cover the flowers.
- Leave to macerate the mixture, about 10 days in summer or winter 2 weeks at room temperature.
- After that time, put heat about 1 / 4 of a liter of distilled water.
- When boiling, take 2 teaspoons sage leaves and turn off the heat. Let cool completely.
- Filter the infusion on the one hand and the mixture of lavender and alcohol on the other (We recommend the paper filters that use the coffee).
- Pour 1 part by an infusion of the mixture in the sprayer.
And ready. Already have your first natural homemade deodorant.
As every skin type is different, there is no guarantee that what works well for everyone.
To begin, use it in an armpit and once per day to see the reaction of your skin.
If you experience irritation, you can reduce the mixture by adding a little more water or distilled water infusion.
When applied, let dry a bit before getting dressed. In any case, avoid white clothing or too light, and that chlorophyll can stain.
Although not the ultimate solution, their virtues far outweigh the use of commercial deodorants.
You could use your regular deodorant when using light clothing and the rest of the time this recipe.
It is very easy to do.