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
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.