There are more than three hundred components useful for the human body in the composition of donkey milk. This milk is rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, etc.
The vitamins contained in it are: A, B, B, B12, E and D. Donkey milk contains a large number of substances that preserve human health. The presence of compounds that improve the breakdown of fat molecules helps in the absorption of food. The useful substances in donkey milk are much more than those in other types of milk. It contains 60 times more vitamin C than cow's milk.
Donkey milk is good for people with sensitive skin, slows down the aging process and increases immunity. The fatty acids contained in it contribute to the development of the brain and retina and play an important role in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and Alzheimer's disease. It also helps those suffering from asthma, eczema, acne or psoriasis.
Donkey milk was used in Ancient Egypt and in Ancient Greece. This milk is the closest to human milk and is even a substitute if the mother cannot breastfeed. It can also be drunk raw because, unlike cow's milk, it does not contain bacteria.
In ancient times, it was used as a cosmetic product. Its qualities are due to:
- lactic acid - has a slight exfoliating effect on the skin, so it becomes softer and lighter;
- lipids - nourish and moisturize the skin;
- proteins - improves skin elasticity.
Donkey milk is also recommended for:
- people suffering from osteoporosis;
- in the treatment of lung disease, of the upper respiratory tract, including chronic. Donkey's milk for cough, pneumonia, etc. is beneficial to facilitate breathing;
- recovery or exacerbation of chronic diseases and injuries;
- people who have problems digesting fats;
- treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. In case of digestion problems, stomach ulcers, drinking donkey milk helps to eliminate the problems;
- supporting cancer patients during the course of chemotherapy.
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