Bistort in Germany, and called Hexenbaum, a name which is too near such words as Heckberry to carry much conviction as to its witch connection. However, there is a saying from Roxburghshire, in Scotland, that may help, in a negative way:
Hagberry, hagberry, hang the de'il,
Rowan-tree, rowan-tree, help it weel.
But, at least in Wester Ross, bird cherry in some cases played the protective role taken by rowan. A walking stick made from it prevented the bearer from getting lost in a mist (Denham).
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