This section of the book is from "The Complete Herbalist" by Dr. O. Phelps Brown. Also available from Amazon: The Complete Herbalist: The People Their Own Physicians By The Use Of Nature's Remedies.
ARTICLES. -- Rat poison, nux vomica, St. Ignatius' bean.
SYMPTOMS. -- Lockjaw, twitching of the muscles, convulsions, the body is bent backwards, so as to rest on the feet and head only.
TREATMENT. -- Empty the stomach by an emetic, then give linseed tea or barley water, and to an adult give thirty drops of laudanum, to relieve the spasms. A teaspoonful of ether can also be given.