Why Does Salt Kill Snails?

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Salt kill snails by draining all its fluids and shrinking it to a third of its size. Simple household table salt will do the trick. Salt rock sea salt is also effective. Avoid pouring the salt on the soil in your garden as this will only destroy your soil.
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Salt is toxic to slugs and direct application to slugs can kill them. Internal fluid rushes to the skin's surface to dilute the salt and slug dehydrates.
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