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by Becky Suther, Clarksville Middle School
In Greek mythology, Ichor was a mineral in the blood which made people immortals. Without this mineral, all gods and goddesses would perish and die. When gods had their blood shed, ichor spread out and any unspecting peasants who came in contact with ichor immediately died. Some Greeks even said that this mysterious substance was found in foods that the gods feasted on.

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