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Cara Probiotic Deodorant

pAra Botanica

Cara Probiotic Deodorant

The Intention

Eight strains of probiotic microflora harmonize with raw coconut oil, baking soda, and zinc to eliminate odor-causing bacteria in this powerfully effective formula. Lavender and zinc soothe underarms while grapefruit kickstarts sluggish lymphatic systems, geranium promotes hormone balance, and baking soda and arrowroot powder absorb sweat. Apply and allow Cara Probiotic Deodorant’s phenomenal plant-powered ingredients to work their magic (all while freeing up your sweat glands to release toxins as they are meant to!).


The Ingredients

Maranta arundinacea (arrowroot powder), baking soda, *cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, vitellaria paradoxa (shea) butter, zinc (non-nano), microflora (8 strains), essential oils of citrus paradisi (grapefruit), pelargonium graveolens (rose geranium), lavandula angustifolia Mill. (Bulgarian lavender) and cistus ladaniferus

certified organic, wildcrafted, *cold pressed virgin

The Ritual

Scoop out half a dime size amount and work between fingers then apply to each underarm - (a small amount is all that is needed). Test patch post shave in the event of sensitivity to baking soda. Store in a cool location to maintain consistency.

  • Refrigerate or move to a cool area during summer months or at temps above 77˚F to help preserve probiotic flora.  
  • During warm weather, the formula will become soft and almost soup like, put in the fridge for 10 - 20 minutes to harden. 
  • Please be aware that this is a deodorant, not an antiperspirant - you may still experience some sweat, and this is a good thing!
The pAra Botanica Story

Founded by Christy Whitney-Matz out of a deeply felt calling to work in the healing arts, her phenomenal line is the culmination and journey of her self-study of herbal remedies, nutrition, and the practice of Ayurveda for 10 years before jumping off the cliff fully and committing to what is now pAra.

As a Shamanic Reiki Practitioner and a self-studied holistic living walking body of knowledge that practices what it preaches, Christy interweaves human spirit, plant spirit, and the divine in each of her creations. As a Reiki-infused holistic skincare line, pAra emphasizes the return to beauty ritual as nourishing medicine and each potion is created through intuitive sensing, visioning, and listening with the help of ancestral guides and the backing of scientific research.

All ingredients used in pAra creations are sourced carefully and with the health of Mother Earth at the forefront. All plants are organically or ethically wildcrafted, and come from small farmers who grow with love and intention from seed to harvest: nurturing the full cycle of life, and harvesting plants at their peak of medicinal potency. Extracts are created lovingly and slowly in-house, and all products are created in micro-batches in a small studio space overlooking a green cliff, listening to the sweet sounds of bird song, flutes and chimes, while being infused with a blend of Shamanic practice and Reiki life force energy. This harmonious blend of intentions and infusions manifests as blends that are healing, brimming with vitality, and vibrating with the highest plant medicine.

And, because Christy has a soft spot for horses (especially those who have been forgotten), a portion of pAra’s proceeds go toward horse rescue and recovery at one of the shelters in the Unwanted Project Exhibition.