ERGOT ALKALOIDS

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ERGOT ALKALOIDS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ergot-alkaloids/ (accessed May 10, 2021).
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