HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR BODY ODOR
Sweating and body odor are facts of life for most people. Heavy perspiration and body odor can happen when you exercise, when you're too warm, or when you're nervous, anxious or under stress.
Your body has two main types of sweat glands, and they produce two very different types of sweat. Both types are odorless, but the type of sweat produced in your armpits and groin smells bad when it combines with bacteria found normally on your skin.
Unusual changes in sweating — either excessive perspiration (hyperhidrosis) or little or no perspiration (anhidrosis) — can be cause for concern. Likewise, changes in body odor may be a sign of a medical problem.
For normal sweating and body odor, however, lifestyle and home treatments can effectively manage your symptoms
Causes--Your skin has two main types of sweat glands: eccrine glands and apocrine glands. Eccrine glands occur over most of your body and open directly onto the surface of the skin. Apocrine glands develop in areas abundant in hair follicles, such as your armpits and groin, and they empty into the hair follicle just before it opens onto the skin surface.
When your body temperature rises, your eccrine glands secrete fluid onto the surface of your skin, where it cools your body as it evaporates. This fluid is composed mainly of water and salt.
Apocrine glands, on the other hand, produce a milky fluid that most commonly is secreted when you're under emotional stress. This fluid is odorless until it combines with bacteria found normally on your skin.
CALCAREA CARB 200- Bad smell from the body due to fetid sweat, especially on the forehead
GUAIACUM OFF. 30- Bad odour from the body as if never changed. This odour can be felt even after a bath and change of clothes
HEPAR SULPHURIS 30- Body smells like old rotten cheese
MERCURIUS SOL 30- Breath, excretions and body smell is foul. Skin always moist. The odour from the mouth is very foul and can be felt all over the room
PSORINUM 200- Fetid body smell on account of fetid sweat. The skin is oily . Body has a filthy smell even after a bath
SILICEA 200- Bad smell from perspiration on feet, hands and armpits. The patient is chilly
SULPHUR 200- Bad smell from the body with no perspiration, but dry skin. All discharges and exhalations are of an offensive character