Question - What clinical manifestations occur following the ingestion of eucalyptus oil?
Answer - The cited article notes “Eucalyptus oil ingestions can cause rapid onset of central nervous system (CNS) depression, seizures, pneumonitis and cardiac dysrhythmias. Prolonged coma is rare but can occur in large ingestions.” (Rotella J et al. Massive eucalyptus oil overdose leading to prolonged coma. 2019 Clin Tox [Letter] 57(9):829-830)