Question

Is it possible to get a rash by breathing the smoke of the burning plant?

Answer

Yes. If the plant is burned in an open fire, it is possible to get poison oak or ivy systemically by breathing the smoke of burning poison oak or ivy.  If you think you have poison oak/ivy systemically, see your doctor; this can be a fatal condition.  In some states it is illegal to burn poison oak/ivy.  NEVER BURN IT!

Always consult your doctor if you think you may have inahled poison ivy or oak.