Why eat a lot of onions, garlic prone to armpit odor?

Garlic contains sulfuric acid and essential oil, through the stomach creates sulfur gas to escape pores causing bad smell, especially in the armpit area.

According to pharmacist Le Kim Phung, former lecturer at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City, in onion, garlic contains a lot of sulfuric acid and aromatic essential oils . This acid, when passed through the stomach, forms sulfur gas, which is absorbed into the blood by the pores escaping with an unpleasant odor.

"The armpit area is where the sweat glands are vigorous, the garlic-rich diet will make the area more unpleasant," Phung said.

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In garlic and onions contain sulfuric acid and essential oil causing armpit odor.(Photo: Daily Express).

The armpit may be caused by a strong sweat gland mixed with bacteria that usually develops in a humid environment. Some other causes of bad smell such as poor hygiene, digestive problems, metabolic disorders, liver disease, diabetes . Use caffeinated drinks, alcohol, take some medicines, wake up Spicy eating, tight clothing, dehydration, stress, hormonal changes, puberty, hot weather . also cause body odor.

According to Ms. Phung, people with armpit disease should limit garlic onions in their daily diet. Drink plenty of water to cleanse your body, wear dry clothes, good hygroscopic materials, clean your body every day and use deodorant products if necessary.

In addition, you can use many folk remedies to reduce sweating and effectively deodorize:

  • Alcohol : pouring alcohol into a little water and washing the armpit every day helps to reduce odors.
  • Lemon juice : cut a lemon and rub it gently or dilute lemon juice into a jar to spray into the armpit after bathing.
  • Apple cider vinegar : Add a little apple cider vinegar to the cup, soak the cotton wool and wipe off the armpits for about 3 minutes and take a shower. Do it twice a day in the morning and before going to bed.
  • Tomatoes : crushed or milled about a kilo of tomatoes, get the juice mixed into the water to bathe. Perform once a day to reduce body odor.
  • Chalk the baby : lightly rub the powder on the armpit to reduce the odor and limit sweating.
  • Baking soda : Mix one teaspoon of baking soda with one tablespoon of lemon juice and apply it to the armpit. Leave on for 30 minutes then wash again.
  • Non-alum : mix a little water in a spoonful of non-alum powder and mix well and gently rub on the armpits and let it dry.
  • Rosemary essential oil : Apply directly on the armpit or dilute 10 drops of essential oil in a little water and apply it to the armpit.

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