Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 18, 2021

12 Things to Know about Mistletoe 

The National Wildlife Federation Blog recently wrote things we might not know about mistletoe.

Often used as a symbol of renewal because it stays green all winter, mistletoe is famed for its stolen-kisses power. But the plant also is important to wildlife, and it may have critical value for humans, too. Extracts from mistletoe—newly used in Europe to combat colon cancer, the second greatest cause of cancer death in Europe and the Americas—show signs of being more effective against cancer, and less toxic to humans, than standard chemotherapy.

Read post at  12 Things to Know about Mistletoe • The National Wildlife Federation Blog : The National Wildlife Federation Blog


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