Trying To Get Pregnant During The Holidays? Use Mistletoe!I don't think I've actually ever seen real mistletoe. I've seen people decorate with fake mistletoe (i.e. hanging over doorways etc.), but never the real thing. Since Christmas is right around the corner, I thought this article would be of interest.
Did you know mistletoe has been associated with fertility? I guess it just makes sense, if you get kissed, it could lead to other things. Read more:
Could those little white berries cast a spell on you?
We all look for the mistletoe when we see our heart throb at the Christmas party. But is there true magic in those berries?
The Druids thought so... those juicy little sprigs were not just a symbol of romance but also fertility! You might want to think twice before you agree to that sweaty clinch this year unless you want to hear the patter of tiny feet.
The man who's become the ambassador for mistletoe, Stanley Yapp, is known for his big bunches and has sent them all over the world.
"It's all part of the mystery... you still can't walk into a garden centre and buy a mistletoe tree.
"After thousands of years we still rely on a little bird doing it's job... it eats the berries and secures it's future," said Stan.
So our Christmas snogs rely on a birdy's do-do's!
Gloucestershire is well known for it's bumper crops of mistletoe. At this time of year, farmers are turning up at the farm shops selling their wares.
And the good thing is, it stays in pucker nick for months. So one little sprig can guarantee you at least a dozen smackers on the lips. Plenty of time to decide if you want another go.