- Camel milk contains high concentration of lactoferrin, immunoglubins, lysozyme and lactoperoxidase. Lactoferrin content of camel milk is 10 times higher than cow milk. It acts as anti-virus, anti-bacteria and also helps to prevent and treat gastrointestinal complaints. Immunoglubins in camel milk provides immunity to the body against infections whereas lactoperoxidase against Gram’s negative bacteria.
- Rich in potassium and iron (10 times higher than cow milk) and is suitable for digestive system.
- Rich in vitamin C for immune system. Vitamin C content in camel milk is 2-3 times more than cow milk, which is around 5,7-9,8mg.
- Low fat and cholesterol level as compared to other types of milk.
- Contains a protein with characteristics similar to insulin that helps to reduce sugar level and has an inflammation- inhibiting effect on the Beta cells of the pancreas.
- Does not contain Beta lactoglobulin that causes allergy. Camel milk contains beta-casein, but the structure of this protein is different as compared to cow’s milk.
- Camel milk has anti-aging effect due to the presence of alpha-hydroxyl acids which are known plump the skin and smoothen fine lines.
- Camel milk does not contain the two casein that lead to autism symptoms. The results published in a paper on camel milk for autism were very positive, especially for younger children that “showed” an apparent complete recovery from autism.