Ginger Photo
Health Rating
Sometimes Treats
Latin Name
Zingiber officinale


Ginger, a flowering plant, is most commonly used as a spice and for sometimes for medicine. It grows just over about three feet tall, and bears narrow green leaves and clusters of white and pink flowers bud that turn into yellow flowers. Ginger is used for baking and cooking, as well as for medicine in reducing nausea and arthritis pain.

For Your Pet

Ginger root and the leaves of a ginger plant are safe for your bunnies in small amounts as an occasional treat. Just a small chunk about the size of a quarter is a good treat for your small pets.


Only give ginger to your rabbit occasionally as a treat.


If you need help figuring out how much to feed your pet, click on the link below: 
This calculator makes figuring this all out easy, and sort of fun. As you know, we’re all about fun! 

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