A sweetish or mawkish odor of the breath calls for sulphuric acid, or sulphite of sodium. Odor resembling offensive lochial discharge chlorate of potash in small doses.
Hot breath with unpleasant pungent odor as if of armmonia makes us think of muriatic acid.
Odor resembling that from cynanche maligna, is an indication for baptisia.
The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.