8 Aromatic Herbs And Spices Which Are Excellent For Your Dog’s Health

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Fruit and veggies aren't the only things that are good for your dog's health. Some herbs and spices can also keep your pup in good nick.

 

Here are 8 that are definitely in your kitchen cupboard. So don't hesitate to add a little bit to their food bowl regularly!

 

Basil
Dog-basil

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Basil is a well-known antioxidant and dogs can benefit from its health-giving properties just like humans. It also has antiviral, antimicrobial and relaxing properties. It has been said that it can even relieve a dog's arthritic pain in the long term!

 

 

Cinnamon

dog-cinnamon

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Dogs absolutely love cinnamon. Even though we've long thought it was toxic for them, the latest studies show that it is not at all harmful as long as the right dose is respected. No more than a quarter of a tea spoon per day, especially if your dog is little. Cinnamon is good for their general health because it contains a lot of antioxidants.

 

Ginger

dog-ginger

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If given a reasonable quantity, ginger makes for a perfect addition to your pup's meal. It eases stomach pain, boosts energy and has anticarcinogens in it.

 

Parsley

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No, parsley isn't just for seasoning your pasta. It is a herb which can provide your dog with some indispensable nutrients. Flavonoids, antioxidants, vitamins…It can settle stomach pain and even refresh their breath!

 

Rosemary

dog-romarin

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Rosemary contains lots of the vitamin B6, iron and calcium. It is an indispensable herb for a balanced diet, for humans as well as dogs. It is also supposed to have antioxidant properties and can be good for the brain.

 

Turmeric

dog-curcuma

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This spice which is frequently used in oriental kitchens has well-known medicinal qualities. Detoxifying and antimicrobial, turmeric aids blood purification and prevents stomach pain and diarrhoea. It also helps fight arthritis. This spice should definitely be added to your pup's menu.

 

Coriander

dog-coriandre

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Most dogs really like the taste of coriander. So it's great that it contains lots of health benefits. The list includes antibacterial, antibiotic, antifungal, antioxydant and even anticancer properties! Coriander also aids calcium absorption and stabilises blood sugar levels.

 

Mint

dog-mint

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All varieties of mint are known for their medicinal qualities. It is excellent for their circulation and digestive system, just as it is for humans. It's also a powerful antioxidant. And like parsley, it will freshen up that dog breath!

 

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