|Studies on Diabetes
||Eucalyptus in the diet and drinking water reduced hyperglycemia and associated weight loss of streptozotocin-treated mice (Gray, Flatt, 1998).
||Colds and respiratory infections; expectorant and antibiotic action (Kay 1996).
|Formulations used by Informants
||Commercially prepared hot infusion (13 Flores).
||Tannin, ceneol, terpineol, sesquiterpene alcohols, and terpenes (Kay 1996).
|Potential Adverse Effects
||The leaf and oil have lead to rare cases of nausea vomiting and diarrhea; it is not recommended for inflammation of the gastrointestinal system, biliary ducts or in liver disease. The oil in overdose has lead to life threatening toxicity including shock.
|Potential Medication Interactions
||May increase potency of diabetic medicines, may impair hepatic metabolism of other drugs (NMCD;http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=700&brand_id=, accessed 4/23/04).