Bad breath OR foul breath is also called halitosis. It is the catarrhal condition of the nose and throat. unclean or diseased teeth and gums.Certain foods like onions or garlic, alcohol,smoking is the reason.
Most bad breath starts in mouth, and there are many possible causes. They include:
MERC SOL : Useful for bad Breath which is accompanied by a moist mouth and increased saliva. Useful when there is highly offensive odor from the mouth with a constantly moist mouth due to increased saliva.The odor of breath is so severe that it fills the whole room. Along with excessive saliva, the thirst for water also increases. Helpful in the treatment of bad breath arising out of dental conditions like tooth decay and gum infection with spongy, bleeding, discharging gums. Mostly preferable medicine for Bad Breath with ulcers in the mouth as well.There is sweet metallic taste may be present along with bad breath.
PULSATILLA : Useful for bad Breath with a dry mouth.There is no desire to drink water in spite of a dry mouth, which adds to the offensiveness of the odor.Given when tongue seems to be covered with thick mucus.Given when taste of mouth is also varied, ranging from salty, bitter and foul or in a few cases, no taste at all.
KREOSOTE : Useful for bad breath due to decayed teeth.Helpful in removing bad breath which is a result of caries teeth. Also there is complain of bleeding from gums along with decayed teeth.Useful for bitter taste in mouth
HEPAR SULPH : Useful for bad breath with gum infections that cause a bad mouth odor.Useful in all cases were only pus is discharged from the gums with offensive breath.
CARBO VEG : Useful for bad breath with foul breath associated with discharge of both pus and blood from gums. Given if pus and blood from gums with Bad Breath are accompanied by salivation.