Can Bearded Dragons Eat Oregano?

Oregano is a herb which is often located in areas that are warm and temperate in western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean regions.

It is a perennial herb that is able to grow up to 80cm in height. It has opposite leaves that measure between 1-4cm in length. It is called wild marjoram.

So can bearded dragons eat oregano?

Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, calcium, phosphorus, water, protein, fat, sugar, and fibre content is of most interest when it comes to bearded dragons.

Another thing of importance is the calcium:phosphorus ratio as for every part phosphorus, there needs to be another part calcium if not more. From 1:1 to 2:1 is ideal as far as bearded dragons are concerned.

Total Fat 4.3 g 6%
Saturated fat 1.6 g 8%
Polyunsaturated fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.7 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 25 mg 1%
Potassium 1,260 mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 69 g 23%
Dietary fiber 42 g 168%
Sugar 4.1 g
Protein 9 g 18%
Vitamin A 34%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 159%
Iron 204%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 50%
Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium 67%

source wikipedia

As far as we can see, oregano contains a lot of calcium and a little sugar content.

Its high calcium content means it isn’t a food to feed a bearded dragon on a regular basis. If they were to have it on a one off basis, it would be fine in small amounts. But nothing more than that.