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Herb ForumThis forum explores the side effects and adverse events that result from using herbs and supplements for medicine. These are the countraindications, warnings, drug/herb interactions and side effects that you should be aware of before using these supplements.
Eucalyptus oil poisoning
Dr. Pls my 3yrs old son drank eucalyptus oil, can it in any way affect him, though he has been taken to hospital and is still medication, thanks
AskDocWeb: If swallowed, eucalyptus oil can cause seizures as well as a number of other serious symptoms. Survival past 48 hours is usually a good sign that they will recover. If any damage to the kidneys has occurred, it may take several months to heal. Drowsiness may persist for several days.
In case of poisoning seek immediate medical help. Do NOT make the person throw up unless told to do so by poison control or a health care professional.
Source: Maypole J, Woolf AD. Essential oils. In: Shannon MW, Borron SW, Burns MJ, eds. Haddad and Winchester's Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 101.
Tumeric. Ginger. Cinnamon with honey different herbs
AskDocWeb: How do you use those herbs and for what ailments?
Khats. 1. premature ejaculation and one is very weak when having sex.
2. Ejaculating where not necessary.
AskDocWeb: Thank you Samuel! That's a new one to add to the list, which we will do as soon as time permits.
I have been taking marshmallow root for bladder issues, and was just wondering if for any reason it would show up on a drug test? I have read so much about it and everyone says it's safe, I just want to make sure because I can't afford to loose my job. Thanks
AskDocWeb: Marshmallow root is not something that shows up on a drug test for drugs of abuse. However, the list of things that do is extensive.
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