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Healing Amulets - Mistletoe

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Mistletoe
Mistletoe

Mistletoe

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Historically, sprigs of mistletoe were hung above the entry ways of homes as a protective amulet to keep demonic forces such as witches and devils from entering. Mistletoe was also hung inside barns as a defensive measure.

The Christmas tradition of kissing under the mistletoe is thought to have happened as result of the season when mistletoe is available and because of the entrance of the home being where greetings and welcome kisses were commonly exchanged.

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Reference: Body Guards: Protective Amulets and Charms, Desmond Morris
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