Ergot Same as for aconite.
"The Miracle Mongers, an Exposé" by Harry Houdini
Ergot is a very common disease of the cereals.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883" by Various
A peculiar characteristic of this condition is the state of the ergots and chestnuts.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
He had lately got knowledge of a root to which the same virtues were attached as to ergot of rye.
"The Personal Life Of David Livingstone" by William Garden Blaikie
Occasionally there would be an outbreak of a nervous disorder due to the ergot fungus growing in the rye used for bread.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
The principal homeopathic remedies for this disease are ergot and cimicifuga, given in drop-doses of the tinctures.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
After the fetlock has been shorn of hair and the ergot trimmed, the skin is thoroughly cleansed and allowed to dry.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
It has also occurred in the fingers of patients who have taken ergot medicinally over long periods.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Ergot, in teaspoonful doses of the fluid extract, hamamelis, and gallic acid, all are valuable for this purpose.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The vegetable substances frequently used as abortives are savin and ergot.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson