Can dogs eat Holy basil?

can dogs eat holy basilYes

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Holy basil contains vitamin C and antioxidants that prevent cell damage caused by free radicals.
  • Holy basil has antibacterial and antifungal properties, which prevent infections and diseases.
  • It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which help prevent cellular damage and relieve arthritis pain.
  • Holy basil is an excellent source of calcium, iron, and potassium, which are essential minerals that help keep the organs and metabolic system functioning properly.
  • Holy basil is an effective treatment for ringworms in dogs.
  • Holy basil is also used to calm anxious and stressed canines.

Risks

health-risks
  • Excessive consumption of holy basil can cause stomach upset, diarrhea, and vomiting in dogs.
  • When ingested, holy basil may trigger allergies in dogs that have food sensitivities or food allergies.
health-risks-dog

Servings

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

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