by Marcus Fritze on Dec 27, 2022
Approximately 1-2% of people in Germany are affected by excessive sweat production. Those affected usually sweat without a direct trigger, unpredictably and more than would be necessary to regulate the body's own temperature. The sweating usually occurs locally, e.g. in the armpits, on the soles of the feet or in the intimate area, more rarely on the whole body.
This is how antiperspirants work against excessive sweating
Sweat alone is virtually odorless.The main cause of sweat odor is the excretion of bacteria that live on the skin and decompose the sweat there. Antiperspirants are used to narrow the exits of the sweat glands and therefore have an astringent function. Perspiration is stopped and the skin stays dry. In addition, the odor-causing bacteria are deprived of food by this process, thus reducing the production of unpleasant-smelling excretions.
The Odaban effect is produced by the astringency, i.e. the "contracting" effect, of the ingredient aluminum chloride. Overnight, this combines with the protein on the skin's surface to form an insoluble and inactive bond that partially blocks the outlets of the sweat ducts as a plug. The next morning, the treated skin area can be washed without losing the Odaban protection, which remains for several days. The aluminum-protein complex formed is so insoluble that there is absolutely no absorption of aluminum into the body system. Therefore, Odaban is completely safe even in long-term use.
The effect of the Odaban antiperspirant has been convincing for over 30 years. Because in addition to aluminum chloride in dissolved form, the Odaban Spray also contains skin-care ingredients. This not only effectively regulates and reduces sweating, but also prevents skin irritation. Because of this, Odaban is recommended by numerous German skin clinics and dermatologists around the world. All products from the Odaban family are suitable for all skin types and are particularly easy to use.
The antiperspirant effect of the Odaban spray has also been tested and proven by a dermatological institute. 20 subjects, all of whom suffered from increased sweat production, were treated with Odaban antiperspirant once a day in the evening for 3 days. The other axilla was left untreated throughout the trial and served as a control. In order to increase perspiration, the subjects had to sit in a sauna and also drink lime blossom tea.
After only three days of use, the test persons showed a reduction in the amount of sweat of up to 90%, with the average sweat reduction being around 71%. The excellent effect of the antiperspirant was thus immediately confirmed.