Tortoise food

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Common mallow -- Malva neglecta- A nutritious edible plant  (zone 3-8).  "  All parts of the mallow plant are edible -- the leaves, the stems, the flowers, the seeds, and the roots (it's from the roots that cousin Althaea gives the sap that was used for marshmallows)."

How to Find and Prepare Nutritious, Edible Mallows

Common mallow -- Malva neglecta- A nutritious edible plant (zone 3-8). " All parts of the mallow plant are edible -- the leaves, the stems, the flowers, the seeds, and the roots (it's from the roots that cousin Althaea gives the sap that was used for marshmallows)."

Med tortoise daily, moderation and sparingly feeds.

Med tortoise daily, moderation and sparingly feeds.

Addition: great for anti-inflamatory properties, suppoet od the liver for all those pain meds. Stinging Nettle - Nettle leaf is among the most valuable herbal remedies.  Because of its many nutrients, stinging nettle is traditionally used as a spring tonic.  It is a slow-acting nutritive herb that gently cleanses the body of metabolic wastes.  It is one of the safest alteratives, especially in the treatment of chronic disorders that require long-term treatment.

BBC Two - Trust Me, I'm a Doctor, Series 1 - Should I take vitamin supplements?

Dr Chris van Tulleken experiments on himself to reveal the truth about vitamin pills...

Shepherd's Purse - edible plants for Leopard Tortoise (all)

Shepherd's Purse - edible plants for Leopard Tortoise (all)

Safe - Forget-Me-Not

Safe - Viola

The Tortoise Table

TTT is a growing database of plants images and food diet advice for your tortoises and turtles. The Tortoise Table has a Garden Shed Chat for discussion, information and advice on all aspects of feeding chelonia.

Nipplewort - Plant Categories - The Tortoise table

The Tortoise Table

TTT is a growing database of plants images and food diet advice for your tortoises and turtles. The Tortoise Table has a Garden Shed Chat for discussion, information and advice on all aspects of feeding chelonia.

Safe -Hollyhock

Rosemary

The Tortoise Table

TTT is a growing database of plants images and food diet advice for your tortoises and turtles. The Tortoise Table has a Garden Shed Chat for discussion, information and advice on all aspects of feeding chelonia.

Safe  Geranium

Edible weeds for tortoise: Safe/Moderate/Do not

Knapweed - Plant Categories - The Tortoise table

The Tortoise Table

Knapweed - Plant Categories - The Tortoise table

African Violet - Plant Categories - The Tortoise table

Kidney Weed-grows low to the ground & sometimes in lawns