Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Dark Underarms

Dark Underarms
  • Dark underarms is an embarrassing condition which may affect one's self-esteem
  • It's a cause of concern for many people
  • Darkening of skin is due to accumulation of dead skin cells under the skin
  • This happens due to
    • Harsh deodorants
    • Anti perspirants
    • Shaving
    • Using cosmetic products on the underarms
    • Hair removal creams
  • Itching
  • Excessive odour
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using cucumber, lemon juice and turmeric powder

    1. Take a half peeled cucumber
    2. Crush it to a paste
    3. Press this paste on a sieve and extract juice
    4. Take 1 tsp of this juice
    5. Add 1 tsp lemon juice
    6. Add tsp turmeric powder
    7. Mix well
    8. Apply on the affected area
    9. Wash off after 20 min
    10. Do this 4 times a week
  2. Natural home remedy using sandalwood powder and rosewater

    1. Take 2 tsp sandalwood powder
    2. Add 2 tsp rosewater
    3. Massage on the underarms for 5 min
    4. Wash off after 30 min
  3. Natural home remedy using chickpea flour, lemon and yogurt

    1. Take 2 tbsp chickpea flour
    2. Add 2 tbsp lemon juice to it
    3. Add 2 tbsp yogurt
    4. Mix well
    5. Apply and massage for 5 min
    6. Wash off after 2 hr
    7. Place a cloth on your underarms to avoid contact with clothes

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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