Arrowroot powder, also called arrowroot starch, absorbs oil so is used as a deodorant.
It makes the skin softer and smoother and is often used instead of talcum powder.
It can be used in poultices for wounds, sores and bites.
As it is anti-inflammatory, it's useful for rashes and burns.
All our products are for external use.
Deodorant vegan no baking soda
(Makes 1 deodorant tube)
22g organic deodorised cocoa butter
22g organic shea butter
13g arrowroot powder
9g diatomaceous earth
4 drops vitamin E
few drops vanilla and lime essential oils
Melt the butters, add the rest of the ingredients and stir to blend.
Leave to cool a little then pour into a deodorant tube.