Mistletoe isn't just looking out for your romantic life this Christmas. It's also looking out for your colon.According to a study by the University of Adelaide in Australia, the extract from mistletoe is extremely effective in fighting colon cancer.

Researchers found that using mistletoe to treat cells infected with colon cancer was just as effective as chemotherapy, without the horrible side effects.

More research has to be done, but this is promising. And it should make you respect the power of mistletoe even more this Christmas.

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