Side effects of eucalyptus
WHAT ARE THE EUCALYPTUS ADVERSE EFFECTS?
- Adverse skin reactions: when applied to the skin, eucalyptus oil or products containing it may cause dermatitis, eczema and itching in some sensitive individuals.
- Poison: essential oil possesses neurotoxic effect. At doses higher than recommended, it may cause headache, dizziness and tachycardia.
Consequences of ingesting eucalyptus essential oil
Essential eucalyptus oil overdose is very dangerous for its neurotoxic effects.
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Symptoms of poisoning with eucalyptus essential oil
The essential oil poisoning includes the above symptoms
And it can also cause:
Severe epigastric pain
Hematuria (blood in urine)
- Breathing difficulties or choking sensation.
At high doses (3.5 ml.) eucalyptus essential oil has proved to be lethal.
Side effects of eucalyptus during pregnancy and lactation
Eucalyptus appears to be safe during pregnancy and lactation in established food quantities.
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