It's part of many Christmas decorations. Mistletoe.

Researchers have found it isn't just for kissing any more.

Mistletoe believe it or not is showing signs that it actually may be very beneficial to our liver and our overall health.

According to a report in Science Daily, researchers have found a compound in Mistletoe may help fight obesity and other liver diseases.

Also, in an article from LiveStrong.com, Mistletoe was found to offers other great health benefits.The extract of the plant has a calming effect and stimulates the immune system. It can be used to treat convulsive coughing, bronchic asthma and asthmatic attacks and help in fighting cancer too.

Wow! Who knew that little shrub could do so much.