Both - Chudail/Chuṛail (चुड़ैल), and Daayan/Ḍāin (डायन) are mass popular terms across the Indian subcontinent. Both of them are believed to be supernatural entities having the appearance of a Women, generally conceived to have negative connotations. In fact, in the popular mass vernacular its not uncommon to see both words being used against females who are thought to be inauspicious and malevolent. Perhaps an equivalent counterpart to the Western concept of Witch.
Is the concept of Chudail (चुड़ैल) & Daayan (डायन), explicitly mentioned in any of our canonical texts?
If yes, are both of these entities mentioned to be inauspicious and "demonic" in their nature and character? Does scriptures give guidelines as to - How to recognize them and what are the remedies to be safe against/from them, or how to get rid of them (i.e., to kill or destroy them)?