Can Bearded Dragons Eat Rosemary?

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Rosemary?

Rosemary is a herb that has a woody taste and a fragrance like evergreens. The flowers on this herb come in a variety of colors such as white, purple, pink, blue and purple.

This herb is part of the mint family. It is native to the area of the Mediterranean.

So can bearded dragons eat rosemary safely at all?

Before we can answer this question lets take a closer look at the nutritional data around this herb.

The main things to look at are the protein, fat, sugar, fibre, calcium, acidic content, phosphorus and water when it comes to bearded dragons.

Additionally the ratio of calcium to phosphorus should be from 1 to 1 or 2:1 ideally for bearded dragons.

Total Fat 6 g 9%
Saturated fat 2.8 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 1.2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 26 mg 1%
Potassium 668 mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g 7%
Dietary fiber 14 g 56%
Protein 3.3 g 6%
Vitamin A 58%
Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 31%
Iron 36%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 15%
Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium 22%

From the data above you can see that rosemary does have a high amount of calcium and fibre.

Unfortunately we cannot find data on how much acidic content this herb has.

Therefore bearded dragons may only nibble on this herb a little bit and not often. If you want to be on the safer side you can avoid feeding this herb to your beardie.

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