Superstitions of Hallowe'en
Precautions must be taken on this night of enchantment.
On Halloween, journeys must be finished before sunset.
A piece of bread crossed with salt (holy bread with witch- repellent salt) was carried in the pockets of travellers to keep them safe.
Apples, nuts and candles figured prominently in many of the superstitions practised at Hallowe'en
Hazel Nuts -
People believed that the Devil was a nut-gatherer. At Halloween, nuts were used as magic charms.
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