Excessive sweating, could be caused due to stress, physical exercise, emotional excitement, diet, poor hygiene, hereditary hormonal imbalance, and soaring temperatures.
It is important to know that sweat itself is virtually odourless, but when comes in contact with surface bacteria it produces peculiar smells.
Follow these tips to prevent body odour
Be generous with the use of colognes. Colognes constitute mainly water, or a mixture of alcohol and water, with only 2 to 5 percent perfume.
Addition of one teaspoon alum to your bath water also helps. Crush some mint leaves and add them too.
Rose water can always be added generously to bath water. It is a natural coolant and also a fragrant.
Colognes can be added to bath water. Or, add it to a mug of water and used as a last rinse. It has a cooling effect too.
Add 2 drops of tea tree oil to two tablespoons of water or rose water. Apply this under the arms with cotton wool.
Baking soda helps to prevent body odour, as well. Making a paste of baking soda and water and applying on the affected areas such as underarm, feet, arms, helps a lot to combat the smell.
Potato slices can also be rubbed on areas where odour forms easily.
To remove odour from the hair, add the juice of a lemon and half a cup of rose water to a mug of water and use as a last rinse.