ERGOT ALKALOIDS By N., Sam M.S. - 0 Pharmacological substances derived from a fungus called Claviceps purpurea. These are used to induce an abortion or bring on labour. Used for centuries. ERGOT ALKALOIDS: "Ergot alkaloids can produce a similar effect to LSD." Related Psychology Terms LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) HALLUCINOGEN DEMONOLOGY ERGOT DERIVATIVES DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) LSI) 1 ABORTION COUNSELING ADRENAL GLANDS DREAM INTERPRETATION (Historical) ENERGIZER (Antidepressant) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ERGOT ALKALOIDS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ergot-alkaloids/ (accessed August 15, 2022).