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Eucalyptus Oil Medication
I never would: Infants & toddlers have narrow nasal passages that are more sensitive to fumes,dust, and other air pollutants. It will often trigger drainage and internal swelling in the nose that increases work of breathing. The clean mist is fine, but I avoid such additives as oils or Vicks until school age. ...Read more
Are there any possible negative side effects to using eucalyptus oil in an infrared sauna long term?k
None known: Eucalyptus oil has many proven healing benefits. Inhaling the vapors in a sauna is beneficial for lungs and sinuses. You can have too much of anything so excess amounts might cause irritation of your eyes, lungs or sinuses or dizziness, but this would be an acute reaction and there is no known problem using small amounts long-term. See http://tinyurl.com/qa6zpkr for info on eucalyptus oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: This is a very nice way to improve the humidity and also help decongest a baby without giving them medications. Don't forget the baby can use nasal saline drops too if congested. Put a couple of drops in the nose, gently massage, and then if he or she doesn't sneeze them out, use the bulb suctioner to clear out. Remember lots of cuddles too when baby not feeling well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I inhaled a large amount of eucalyptus oil after applying it full strength to the skin for relaxing purposes in the feet. Is it dangerous?
Symptoms?: It is usually does not cause any harm. However it can cause "pneumonia" like symptoms, cough, breathing difficulties etc, if inhaled in large amount... It is called "lipoid pneumonia"... I would strongly recommend to have "pulmonary consultation".. To start with chest x-ray or CT scan to determine extent of damage... ...Read more
I have a mosquito repellent patch with lemon eucalyptus oil and i want to use it on my baby. My baby has g6pd. Is it going to be safe for him?
Yes: The natural mosquito repellant patch is safe to use. :) ...Read more
Not aware of this: I've not heard that this is effective ...Read more
If i accidentally got eucalyptus oil spray on my scrotum, is that potentially dangerous, or harmless?
No: It may burn a bit but will not cause harm. ...Read more
Can my G6PD kids use Laundry Liquid or Body Wash contains low concentration of Eucalyptus Oil or Peppermint Oil?
Hi there. My 5 year old son has G6pd defficiency. He has a cold right now. Is it safe to use Eucalyptus oil at home?
Safe: But do not expect any benefit. Unless you just enjoy the smell of it. How was it that he was tested? Did he react to something? Avoid fava beens. There are many meds to avoid, including certain antibiotics, meds for malaria and gout, dapsone, aspirin acetominophen. Sometimes I need to use one of these meds for such a person but must keep to a small enough dose so that the hemolysis is not too bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does eucalyptus oil spray in a steam room kill cold and flu viruses? If so, what else does eucalyptus spray kill?
6 weeks preg & have flu. Tried everything for symptoms: Panado, eucalyptus oil in a steamer for sinusitis etc, can I take sudafed in small doses?
I inhaled 4 drops of eucalyptus oil from a portable steam inhaler.Now my nose is burning.Was this too much?Is it harmful?think Dr said to use 1drop
Not harmful: Just irritating and should pass, may want to flush it out with saline or water. If symptoms persist see your doctor. ...Read more
Recent stent implant. Can eucalyptus oil be used in haus personal vaporizer device to end use of nicotine? I no longer smoke cigs.
Not advisable: May cause more problems than help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does a topical balm consisting of 6 milligrams of thc coconut oil, beeswax, eucalyptus oil, tea tree oil, peppermint oil, lavender show on urine test?
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