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Mistletoe (Iskador mali) a preparation of Viscum album L.) off-label. Since decades Mistletoe has been used in European medicine for oncology[1]Mistletoe lectins (e.g. Iscador Q viscotoxin) have been identified as main active components and exhibit cytotoxic effects as well as immunomodulatory activity[2] [3]

Büssing et Ostermann (2012[4]) found some evidence for moderate improvement of quality of life associated with Iscador treatment (Weleda[5]). [6] Pine mistletoe extract (Iscador P Viscum album austriacus) can be used on equine sarcoids as safe and effective treatment.[7]

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