This all natural deodorant includes baking. Baking soda is included in many deodorant recipes because it alters the pH under your arms, making it a hostile environment for bacteria to form/grow. Baking soda, as a base, the pH is raised enough to help combat body odor. This hydrating and refreshing blend is packed with many other highly soothing beneficial ingredients such as shea butter, bees wax, jojoba oil, argan oil, aloe vera. Also Beautifully scented with lemongrass, lime, and teatree essential oils.