Camel milk is extremely nutritious. Bedouins used it in their traditional and healthy staple diet until the mid-20th century. It offers all the proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates required to face the harsh desert life. Bedouins also used camel fat and milk as sun protection.
Camel milk is low in fat. The fat content is approx. 50% lower than in cow’s milk. Camel milk contains a high percentage of unsaturated fatty acids, which are healthy for the human body since they, among other benefits, help reducing cholesterol to aid healthy cardio-vascular functioning.
Camel milk is rich in natural vitamin C. The content of this immune boosting vitamin is 3 to 5 times higher than in cow’s milk. There are no known allergies to camel milk, as opposed to common allergies to cow milk, which is a clear advantage.
The unique attributes of camel milk especially in regards to health and beauty are very encouraging. In current studies, camel milk has been proved to have positive effects on patients with Diabetes Type II, Hepatitis and autoimmune diseases. The high content of unsaturated fatty acids, lanolin and minerals such as Calcium make camel milk a health and beauty product by itself.
Camel milk contains a good amount of Lanolin and other natural moisturizing assets, providing a calming and soothing effect on the skin.
Research shows that camel milk has beneficial properties on treating psoriasis patients, by both ingestion and topical application.
Camel milk carries naturally occurring anti-aging properties such as Elastin, vitamin C and Lanolin, which can be used topically in creams, soaps and baths.
Camel milk supports the development of healthy bones, nails, hair, teeth and skin due to calcium, other minerals & vitamins.
Camel milk is closest in composition to human milk, therefore, more beneficial to babies and infants.
Camel milk is smooth and natural in taste; not as distinctive as goat and sheep milk. It is easy to include in family daily diet. Camel milk can substitute any other milk in cooking and baking, benefiting the health of the whole family.
The natural pro-biotic features of camel milk assist the healthy bacteria growth within the gut and support a healthy and un-bloated digestion.
Camel milk is low in fat People who care about diet will have an excellent low fat alternative. The fat content of camel milk is approx. 50% lower than of cow’s milk.
Camel milk contains unsaturated fatty acids The percentage of these so called ‘healthy fats’is higher than in cow’s milk. Healthy fats helps reducing cholesterol to aid healthy cardio-vascular functioning.
Camel milk is rich in natural vitamin C The content of this immune-boosting vitamin is 3-5 times higher than in cow’s milk ½ liters of camel milk almost represents the recommended daily requirement of vitamin C.
Camel milk contains more calcium than other milks The intake of this natural mineral is important for growing children and helps preventing Osteoporosis.
Camel milk is naturally pro-biotic and assists healthy bacteria growth within the gut - Some reports say that people with lactose intolerance might digest camel milk easier than cow’s milk.
There are no known allergies to camel milk. People suffering from cow’s milk allergy can enjoy camel milk as a healthy alternative. The low fat, but calcium rich camel milk ideal for pregnant women and supports the healthy growth of the fetus. Some recent studies suggest that camel milk has a positive effect on Diabetes II patients. Studies in India show that regular consumption of camel milk helps reducing the required amount of insulin injections, which improves the quality of life. Researches currently in progress investigate positive effects of camel milk on patients with hepatitis, autoimmune diseases, Crone’s disease, Autism & Rheumatism.