Review Article
Volume 6 Issue 2 - 2021
Camel Milk: A Nutritional and Medicinal Source
Ahmad Ali1*, Kashif Hussain1, Yasir Razzaq Khan1, Ameer Hamza Rabbani2, Muhammad Shahid2 and Omer Naseer1
1Department of Medicine, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
2Department of Surgery, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author: Ahmad Ali, Department of Medicine, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
Received: December 10, 2020; Published: January 30, 2021




Abstract

Camel serve as multipurpose animal and one of the features is milk production. Camel milk has more similar chemical composition with human milk as compare to any other ruminant’s milk. Camel milk is different from other animal milk. It is low in cholesterol and sugar while high in minerals, vitamin C, higher protective proteins like lactoferrin, lactoperoxidase, immunoglobulins and lysozyme. Camel’s milk has exceptional medicinal properties like antioxidative agent, antimicrobial, healing in joint inflammation, treatment of paratuberculosis, antiaging, immune system booster and cosmetic agent. Insulin concentration in camel milk is high that’s why it is important for diabetic human patients. Camel milk is high in magnesium and zinc minerals that provide antiulcer property. Regardless of the fact that camel milk has such characteristics; it's less refreshing in this manner its utilization is limited to pastoral areas. Further research work is needed to a certain medicinal value and chemical composition of camel milk.

Keywords: Camel Milk; Chemical Composition; Protective Protein; Medicinal Value

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Citation: Ahmad Ali., et al. “Camel Milk: A Nutritional and Medicinal Source”. EC Veterinary Science 6.2 (2021): 42-47.

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