Inflammation of a cow’s or ewe’s udder.
- Early diagnosis of mastitis or garget is carried out by measuring the concentration of 3-hydroxybutyric acid in milk.
- The early American settlers applied it in like manner as a poultice to inflammatory conditions of the cow's udder, in the disease known as garget, a circumstance which has given to the plant one of its common names, garget plant.
- The list of micro-organisms found associated with garget is a very long one.
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