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Homemade Deodorant

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 3040 1x


This effective, healthy and cost-effective homemade deodorant is made from natural ingredients and will keep you smelling fresh throughout the day.


  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup baking soda
  • 4060 drops essential oils — female (lavender, lemon and sage) or male (cypress, rosemary and bergamot)
  • empty deodorant containers or glass jar


  1. Put coconut oil in a bowl.
  2. Mix in the baking soda.
  3. Add in essential oils and mix.
  4. Store in a deodorant container or in a glass jar.


If you are sensitive to baking soda or experience irritation after using it for a some time, arrowroot powder is a great alternative.

  • Prep Time: 5 min