The following herbs are considered generally unattractive to deer. Plants with pungent fragrance or fuzzy leaves are usually least attractive to deer. There are a variety of herbs that deer simply will not eat, no matter how tempted they may be. Herbs such as lemon balm and sage have a scent/flavour that deer tend to find unappealing, and can generally be grown safely without any fear of loss.

Artemisia
Basil
Chamomile
Chives
Coriander
Dill
Fennel
Garden Sage
Greek Jerusalem Sage
Lavender
Lemon Balm
Marjoram
Mint
Oregano
Parsley
Rosemary
Tarragon
Thyme