Mistletoe: a biography 0.1

Kissing under bunches of mistletoe is a well-known Christmas tradition but its history as a symbolic herb dates back three thousand years.

The Greeks were known to use it as a cure for everything from menstrual cramps to spleen disorders and the Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder noted it could be used as a balm against epilepsy, ulcers and poisons.

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