This section is from the book "The Horse - Its Treatment In Health And Disease", by J. Wortley Axe. Also available from Amazon: The Horse. Its Treatment In Health And Disease.
Preparations of lime are seldom used in the treatment of horses, but the carbonate, in the form of chalk, is sometimes employed as an antidote to poisoning by corrosive acids, and as an astringent in diarrhoea.
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