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Armpit detox - Dr. Axe

DIY Armpit Detox Recipe

  • Author: Jill Levy
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 90 applications 1x


The recipe below uses baking soda, coconut oil (which has antibacterial properties), essential oils that can nourish the skin and fight unwanted microbes, and apple cider vinegar.


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 20 drops essential oil of your choice (Scent recommendations for females: sage, ylang ylang, jasmine, lemon; for males: cypress, rosemary oil)
  • Empty deodorant containers


  1. Put coconut oil in bowl. Mix in baking soda, apple cider vinegar, then add essential oils. Mix well.
  2. Store in a deodorant container or a glass jar. Keep in a cool place. (Coconut oil will melt.)
  3. To apply, dab with fingers and rub or roll onto underarms. Wait a couple of minutes before contact with fabric.
  4. For best results, use twice daily.


  • You can use the essential oils of your choice.
  • Try different oils for different scents.
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Category: Deodorant
  • Method: Mixing

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