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According to legend, Judas Iscariot hanged himself on an elder, and the tree, which is associated with witches, is sometimes believed to be unlucky. Pliny's Natural History, on the other hand, says that elder has prophylactic and curative properties, and it was also believed that elder could protect against lightning.

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