Let's face it. Bad body odor can be a major turn off for others and a source of embarrassment for you. Here are 10 simple and natural remedies to reduce the sweat and control the growth of odor causing bacteria.

1. Apply a mixture of baking soda and lemon juice to the body parts where you sweat excessively for 15 minutes to get rid of sweat and moisture.

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2. The combination of cornstarch, baking soda and lavender oil helps to achieve dry skin and prevent the growth of odor causing bacteria.

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3. Drinking fenugreek seeds with warm water detoxifies the body internally and prevents odor causing bacteria from spreading further.

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4. Heat rosemary in warm water and add it to your bath water; the menthol and chlorophyll in rosemary acts as a natural deodorant that neutralizes strong body odor.

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5. Boil water, add green tea bags to it and pour this solution in your bath water; tannins found in green tea prevent formation of sweat.

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6. Dab witch hazel to your sweaty body parts and lower pH levels of the skin to remove odor causing bacteria.

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7. Dilute lemon juice with water and apply it to your skin to kill bacteria and to keep the pH level of your body low.

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9. Boil parsley leaves in water and drink it up. Chlorophyll in these leaves eliminates body odor from within.

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10. Put slices of turnip in a blender and apply this paste to your body; Vitamin C and anti-bacterial properties found in turnips are best for dealing with germs that cause odor.

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Feel the freshness in your skin.