interesting facts about mistletoe (taken from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistletoe)
1. it is a hemi-parasitic plant
2. it causes gastrointestinal problems
3. "It was the plant of peace in Scandinavian antiquity. If enemies met by chance beneath it in a forest, they laid down their arms and maintained a truce until the next day." This ancient Scandinavian custom led to the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe."