Body odor? Get Rid of It with Beluntas Leaves!

"Body odor occurs when bacteria on the body mix with sweat. Bacteria thrive on the surface of the skin, so the sweat becomes acidic. In addition, the causes of body odor are poor hygiene, obesity, diabetes and skin diseases. It causes insecurity during meeting and interfering with social relationships. You can get rid of the problem in various ways. One of them is using beluntas leaves brew."

Published by : administrator  -  12/11/2019 11:35 WIB

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People mostly use deodorants to prevent body odor. Even so, sometimes there is still a strong body odor remained, as deodorants only inhibit sweat by closing the pores. As alternative, you can also get rid of body odor in a simple way, by drinking stew of beluntas leaves. The essential oil content in beluntas leaves gives a fresh odor to the body and inhibits bacterial growth. Here’s how to make the herb.


  • 15 g leaves of beluntas/Indian camphorweed (Pluchea indica)
  • 5 g betel nut
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 cups water

How to make:

  1. Boil all ingredients in a closed saucepan
  2. Let the brew boil and the water left one glass
  3. Pour into a serving glass then cool down
  4. Drink the brew regularly every day

Along with the therapy, you also have to keep your body clean. Do regular daily showering so that bacteria won’t develop on your skin. As a note, you can also eat beluntas leaves as fresh vegetables.



Dalimartha, Setiawan; Adrian, Felix. 2013. Ramuan Herbal Tumpas Penyakit. Jakarta: Penebar Swadaya