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Fennel

Repels: Slugs, Snails & Aphids

The history of fennel is as rich as its taste. In Ancient Greece, it played an important role in honoring the gods. It was planted in their honor in the shrine gardens, whereas people wore wreaths made of its light leaves. The plant was famous in ancient Egypt, China, India, Rome and Persia. They considered it improves eyesight. They also believed that this plant helps for curing digestive and neuro system problems. It was used as food, medicine, herb and plant repellent for centuries. Aphids, slugs and snails don’t stand a chance near the fennel strong smell, which is due to the essential oils found in the fennel.

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