Can dogs eat Basil?

can dogs eat basilYes

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Basil contains high levels of vitamin C and antioxidants, which boost the immune system.
  • It also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, which help prevent cellular damage and relieve arthritis pain.
  • Basil is an excellent source of calcium, iron, and potassium, which are essential minerals that help keep the organs and metabolic system functioning properly.
  • Basil is an effective treatment for ringworm in dogs.
  • Basil also helps reduce the level of stress hormones.

Risks

health-risks
  • Excessive consumption of basil can cause stomach upset, diarrhea, and vomiting in dogs.
  • Eating basil may trigger an allergic reaction in dogs with food allergies or food sensitivities.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Chop the fresh basil leaves and add a pinch of the herb to your dog's meal.
  • You can also sprinkle a pinch of dried basil on your dog's food.

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