Camel milk is not only rich in proteins, vitamins and calcium, but it also carries obscure minerals that are that essential for the growth of healthy bones and teeth. Camel’s milk tastes slightly saltier than cow’s milk but contains three times more the amount of vitamin C and ten times more iron. The reason for camel milk’s medical benefits is not just limited to its nutritional contents, but it was used as a healing drink since the times of Holy prophet S.A.W. Camel milk is rich in antibodies that can fight diseases such as cancer. V/Aids, Alzheimer’s and hepatitis B. It is also beneficial for diabetic patients due to the presence of insulin-like protein that helps in breaking down glucose molecules.
Another property of camel milk is that is doesn’t coagulate that easily in the stomach which gives it a safe passage to the small intestine where it can be absorbed. The healing factors of camel’s milk have been expressed Hadhrat Anas as he narrated an incident of visitors who came to Medina and fell sick due its unaccustomed climate. When Holy Prophet learned about this he ordered the visitors to follow his shepherd and consume Camel’s milk until they get well. As they did, the visitors recovered from all their illnesses, but lost in greed, they killed Holy Prophet’s shepherd and stole the herd of camels.
Effective Against Diabetes
Being low fat in milk, it is highly beneficial for diabetics struggling from hyperglycemia. It contains insulin like proteins that help in breaking down glucose which facilitates in their digestion. Research has also found out that that consuming camel milk can significantly reduce insulin dosage required for blood sugar control.
Curing and Treating Autism
Camel milk components are also advantageous for treatment of autism. Recent medical study and trials have proved that autism can be cured in younger aged patients while helps older aged patients cope with their symptoms significantly.
Due to a number of allergens found in cow’s milk, many people find it difficult to consume without compromising their immunity. Camel milk is absent in two powerful allergens and rich with antibiotics that help in countering other allergies which the person already has.
Disease-fighting immunoglobulins boost the body’s responsiveness in countering pathogens along with the body’s lymphatic system. These antibodies protect the body tissues from antigens that can damage the immune system and leave the body defenseless. Camel milk is also effective against autoimmune disorders such as Crohn’s disease in which the body’ immune system attacks its own cells.