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Is Eucalyptus oil safe for G6PD baby ?

My baby is G6PD, can i use eucalyptus oil to my baby skin especially at chest, back and legs ?
Asked On : Thu, 20 Jan 2011
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Eucalyptus oil on skin has been studied in australian mammals(koala bear) and found to be toxic. Of course for ethical reasons, it hasn't been studies in children. But I would assume there is a risk of applying the oil in a G6PD deficient child.
Answered: Thu, 20 Jan 2011
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