How to Make Non-Toxic Long Lasting Organic Deodorant
How to Make Non-Toxic Long Lasting Organic Deodorant and thought it was a wonderful idea, so here it is, for all of you’s knowledge, health and crafty fun. Some people said to be adding tea tree oil to the formula, some others mentioned adding essential oils to naturally perfume up the recipe. lots of people answered that it actually works GREAT
6-8 Tbsp Coconut oil (solid state)
1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup arrowroot powder or cornstarch (arrowroot is preferred)
Combine equal portions of baking soda & arrowroot powder.
Slowly add coconut oil and work it in with a spoon or hand blender until it maintains a firm but pliable texture. It should be about the same texture as commercial deodorant, solid but able to be applied easily. If it is too wet, add further arrowroot powder/cornstarch to thicken.
You can either scoop this recipe into your old deodorant dispensers or place in a small container with lid and apply with fingers with each use. Makes about 1 cup. This recipe lasts about 3 months for two people with regular daily use.
Source: Heal Thyself