Herbal Stick Deodorant: How-to Formula

If you can tolerate essential oils, herbal deodorants are wonderfully
effective since so many of them have strong anti-bacterial properties.

I am excited to find this formula for making homemade stick deodorant
because with this, any one of us can custom make the deodorant using
essential oils that one really likes!

That being said, I like the essential oils recommended for this
formula by Snow Drift Farms; they are all strongly

1 1/2 tbspn beeswax (yellow is best)
1/2 tbspn cocoa butter
1 tablespoon coconut oil
15 drops white thyme essential oil
15 drops rosemary essential oil
25 drops lavender essential oil
3 drops castor oil

Melt beeswax in a glass jar standing in hot water, add the cocoa butter,
and when it has melted, add the oils. Stir to mix thoroughly, then pour
into a clean, discarded deodorant stick case and leave to cool and set.

For ingredients and more visit Snow Drift Farms.


Don Swanz
Don Swanz5 years ago

I'm currenty using "witch hazel" or a deodorant stone and have been doing so; with excellenmt results, for well over a year now. Am going to have to give the above Posted formula a try. Don and WE CAN! :-))

Luara B.
Luara B5 years ago

I'm trying to choose which deodorant recipe I'm gonna try out, and I'd love to see a picture of this end product, so I could have an aidea of it's consistency. The picture of this article isn't opening :/

Julia Cabrera-Woscek

THANK YOU so much for posting this. I REALLY, REALLY, need it. it is surprising that you posted in 2000 and NOW is when I really need an alternative to my thai crystals.

Val M.
Val M5 years ago


Shanti S.
S S5 years ago

Thank you.

Loo Samantha
Loo sam7 years ago

thanks for sharing.

Kim Stueck
Kim Stueck8 years ago

Great article. Thanks!

Eileen B.
Mary B8 years ago

I agree that bicarb is abbrasive but I just apply it with a little bit of water on my fingers and it works really welll and I know it is safe, not like other things in normal deodorants.

Ann Mullins
Ann Mullins8 years ago

I find the baking soda, cornflour (corn starch) and lavender oil a great deodorant. I pat it on after showering. Yes it is messy but, who cares. It works, is chemical free and good to the environment. Ann. Ireland

Niarica L.
Niarica L.8 years ago