Profuse sweating sucks doesn’t it?!
Underarm sweating can ruin your clothes. It might also cause you to smell bad.
Hand sweating can cause you to avoid social situations since you don’t want to shake hands.
Foot sweating is both smelly and gross. It ruins socks and shoes.
Face sweating is especially bad, since it can’t be covered up.
No matter which of these causes you problems, you can find relief in home remedies!
If you’ve been doing research on excessive sweating, you might’ve come across information about INJECTIONS or SURGERY.
Well, don’t worry!
You might be able to stop sweating on your own with one of these simple home remedies. Only consider surgery as a last resort.
1. If regular deodorants and antiperspirants don’t work for you, give organic ones a try. Use one that contains 100% natural ingredients. You don’t have to apply them just on your underarms either.
Natural deodorants can be applied on the hands and feet as well. Look for ingredients like aloe vera, natural mineral salts, lavender, and peppermint.
2. Many people swear by apple cider vinegar as a remedy for sweating. If your problem is your hands, feet, or armpits, apply apple cider vinegar topically.
Before applying, clean your skin with an anti-bacterial soap. Just rub a bit of apple cider vinegar over the problem area and let it soak into the skin for a little while before rinsing off.
For face or head sweating you can drink ACV with honey. Take two tablespoons of each up to three times daily.
3. A mixture of cornstarch and baking soda can help get rid of sweat! Baking soda acts as an alkaline that helps perspiration evaporate. Cornstarch helps to keep the skin dry.
What you need to do is buy a new toothbrush for the sole purpose of “brushing” baking soda and cornstarch onto your problem area(s). Don’t scrub too roughly, as you don’t want to irritate your skin. Add a bit of water to the mixture. It sounds crazy but it really helps!
4. Sometimes the best home remedies are what you eat. Start eating a lot of fiber, soy products, whole grains, green leafy vegetables, and fruit. Foods that are high in fiber, magnesium, and vitamin-B can keep sweat at bay.
Drink at least 8 glasses of water or 4-5 bottles of water a day. Water will flush out your system and keep you hydrated at the same time. This will result in LESS sweat being produced.
5. Have you ever heard of the “aspirin mask”? This is used by models to keep their face clear and fresh. It does wonders for the skin: shrinks pores, clears acne, eliminates blackheads, and absorbs sweat. It exfoliates the skin gently, making it soft and supple. It’ll get rid of sweat without drying your skin out.
Take 4 uncoated aspirin and mix them with a tiny bit of water in your hand. Rub the mixture onto your face, armpits, feet, or palms evenly. Wait until it starts to get flaky and then rinse it off. Do this a few times a week for long-term results.
6. Next on the list is witch hazel. Did you know that witch hazel is one of the few herbal remedies approved for sale by the FDA? It has astringent properties which keep the skin dry without irritating it. It also gets rid of odor-causing bacteria.
Get a bottle of 100% witch hazel and rub it onto your skin with a cotton ball. Just don’t take it orally. It should only be applied topically.
7. The herbal tea remedy is one of the best because it allows you to be creative. Just about any type of herbal tea can be used to prevent sweating. It’s the tannins in teas such as sage which keep the skin dry and clean.
Chamomile and valerian tea are also good choices because they will relax you and keep you calm. When you’re in a state of relaxation, you’re less likely to sweat.
8. Finally, we come to the licorice remedy. Some cultures have been using licorice for its rejuvenating properties for centuries. It absorbs excess sweat and oil and makes the skin smooth and supple. It also fights bacteria growth in order to keep you from having body odor.
You can take licorice capsules or rub licorice root oil onto your skin.
These are 8 home remedies that really can work if you give them a chance! Try them out and stick with the ones that seem to help the most.