Chlorophyll, found in wheatgrass juice, is sometimes used to help treat body odor.
An internal deodorant is a substance ingested to help neutralize odors emanating from the body. These deodorants usually come in the form of pills, which are often coated so they are easy to swallow. In most cases, they are made from chlorophyll and can be used by both men and women.
Using an internal deodorant can help ward off bad body odors, including your feet, mouth, and underarm area. Flatulence, perspiration and urinary, vaginal and menstrual odors can also be neutralized with the use of this product. In addition to fighting embarrassing body odors, these deodorants can have practical use in helping hunters mask their natural human scents. This can make hunting easier because hunters can go undetected by their prey.
Chlorophyll derived from alfalfa, for example, can help neutralize bad odors.
Chlorophyll is the ingredient that works to neutralize bad odors, usually in the form of copper chlorophyll. This type of chlorophyll can be categorized as being at least partially synthetic or manufactured. If consumers want products with all-natural ingredients, they should look for a deodorant that contains chlorophyll derived from alfalfa, spirulina, barley grass, wheat grass, or other plants.
Internal deodorant supplements are usually chlorophyll pills.
Internal deodorants also come in liquid form, which can be most helpful for those who have trouble swallowing pills. Liquid chlorophyll can also be torn off as a way to soothe throat irritations. It may come with extra flavorings to make it palatable.
Ingesting chlorophyll can have many other benefits besides neutralizing odors. Chlorophyll can help the body boost its immunity, improve energy, aid digestion, remove toxins and prevent anemia. It can also maintain the correct ratio of alkali and acid in the body; an acid overload can lead to an increase in bacteria, viruses and degenerative diseases.
This product, in tablet or liquid form, can be found at health food stores or online. Anyone looking for this type of deodorant on the Internet can find it on websites where other natural and healthy products are sold.
Barley can be used in an indoor deodorant.
Internal deodorants are most effective when taken daily. Typically, users will be told to take one pill in the morning and one in the evening, although consumers can take up to three pills a day if needed. Users should only take the number of pills needed to control body odor and it can take up to 14 days to take effect. Consumers should discontinue using the tablets if cramping or diarrhea occurs.