Kick the stink! Handmade Natural Deodorant Recipes for a Sniff Worthy You.
Kick the stink with your own natural deodorant bars. Here are a few recipes you can try. You can purchase ingredients for these projects at Mountain Rose Herbs.
Natural Deodorant Stick
1/2 cup cocoa butter
1 cup coconut oil
2 tbsp thyme
2 tbsp rosemary
9 oz. beeswax
1 Tbsp tea tree oil
2 tbsp lavender essential oil
2 tbsp castor oil
1 cup baking soda, sifted
Infuse the thyme and rosemary in the cocoa butter and coconut oil in a double boiler. Then strain herbs from the mixture. Follow by melting in the beeswax. Mix well. Once thoroughly melted, remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into deodorant containers and allow to harden.
1 1/2 tsp beeswax
1/2 tsp. cocoa butter
1 tb. coconut oil
3 dps tea tree oil
15 drops rosemary essential oil
25 drops lavender essential oil
3 drops castor oil
Melt butter and oils, then add beeswax. Allow to cool slightly, then stir in essential oils. Pour into container and allow to cool.</p
Lemon Coriander Deodorant
6 TBSP. Witch Hazel
2 tsp. Vegetable Glycerin
2 drops Clove Essential Oil
2 drops Coriander Essential Oil
2 drops Lavender Essential Oil
5 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
5 drops Lime Essential Oil
5 drops Palmarosa Essential Oil
10 drops Lemon Essential Oil
Combine all ingredients in a bottle and mix well. Seal.
Use a mister on the bottle and spritz underneath armpits.
8 oz. Distilled Witch Hazel
1 cup dried lavender buds
1/4 cup thyme
Lavender and tea tree Essential Oils
Cover herbs with witch hazel and allow to steep for about a week. Strain and pour into spray bottle for easy use. Add a few drops of tea tree and lavender essential oils.