Can Rabbits eat Rosemary?

Rosemary is also known as Rosmarinus officinalis and is a woody, perennial herb that has fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.

It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which includes many other herbs.

So can rabbits eat Rosemary at all?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data in particular their calcium, phosphorus, acidic, sodium, fat and fibre content

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 131
% Daily Value*
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

source wikipedia

As you can see Rosemary contains a lot of calcium, fibre, fat and a hint of sodium,

Unfortunately they can’t eat Rosemary at all. Their calcium, fibre and fat content rules them out for rabbits. So do avoid feeding it to bunnies.

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