Top Home Remedies For Excessive Sweating

Top Home Remedies For Excessive Sweating

The problem of excessive sweating is also known as “Hyperhidrosis”.  An individual suffering from this problem should avoid consumption of alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods. Excessive sweating can result in bad odour and stain on clothes. It can also result in dehydration. Therefore, it is important to increase the consumption of water (cold) and other fluids to deal with the symptoms of excessive sweating. Further, an individual can try various home remedies for obtaining relief from this problem.

Remedies for Excessive Sweating

Tomato Juice

Tomato juice can also be consumed for obtaining relief from the problem of excessive sweating. To obtain best results, tomato juice should be consumed on a daily basis for a period of one week. After one week, drinking tomato juice on every alternate day can help in the treatment of excessive sweating.

Cornstarch/Baking Soda

An individual can directly apply cornstarch on the affected area to deal with the problem of excessive sweating. Desired results can also be obtained by applying baking soda on the affected area.

Apple Cider Vinegar for Sweating

Apple cider vinegar is the mother of home remedies as it is used for various conditions, including sweating. This vinegar balances the pH level of your body areas like armpits or feet so that bacteria find it difficult to thrive there. Here are some ways how to use ACV for eliminating sweating.If you suffer only from armpit sweating, apply some apple cider vinegar to this area at night and go to sleep. In the morning, just wash off with water.

Zinc Rich Foods

The problem of excessive sweating can also be cured by the consumption of foods containing zinc. Intake of whole grains, nuts and legumes can provide effective results. It is interesting to note that consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables can also provide relief from the problem of excessive sweating.


Alum has antiseptic and astringent properties. An individual can wash the affected area with a mixture of alum and water to deal with the problem of excessive sweating and body odour.

Sage Tea

Sage is another home remedy for excessive sweating. An individual can prepare and consume sage tea 2 times in a day to reduce the production of sweat. Sage tea bags can also be kept under the arms. Further, sage can be added to the food items consumed on a daily basis.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil contains lauric acid which helps to eliminate the bacteria that causes the sweat. It has a light fragrance which will help you feel fresh, however be aware that it will stain clothes

Add 10 grams of crushed camphor to 1 cup of coconut oil.Stir well to make a paste.Apply this on the sweat prone areas of the body.Massage it for few minutes and let it sit for about 45 – 60 minutes.Wash it off with water.Repeat regularly.

Gooseberry Juice

Direct application of gooseberry juice on the affected area can also help in curing the problem of excessive sweating. To obtain best results, gooseberry juice should be applied atleast 20 – 25 minutes before taking a bath.


A lot of people are not aware that potato can be an effective home remedy against excessive sweat. It can naturally balance the pH levels of the body which in turn can effectively normalize the amount of sweat that the glands produce

Make sure that the potato that you will use is clean.Cut the potato into slices.Place the sliced potatoes on the places that are usually sweat excessively.