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. The high content of unsaturated fatty acids, lanolin and minerals such as Calcium make camel milk a health and beauty product by itself.