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What is the medicinal value of donkeys milk

Asked by shambhu, 18 Apr '09 08:54 pm
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The only milk donkey milk, along with mares milk, is considered in the world as the closest to the Breast milk (Mother's Milk). It was used until the beginning of the 20th century as a substitute to breast milk. It is very nourishing milk because it contains more lactose and less fat than cows milk.

Donkey Milk has been used since Egyptian antiquity for both alimentary and cosmetic reasons. It is believed that the secret behind Beauty of the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra was taking bathes of this milk to preserve her beautiful and youthful skin.

The Donkey milk has sweetish taste, is cold and can relieve thirsty and treat wind-heat and red eye, infantile convulsion, spider biting and acute angina, etc. Modern research proves that donkey milk contains high unsaturated fatty acid; especially higher linoleate .Daily drinking donkey milk can reduce blood fat. Donkey milk can also inhibits and kill tuberculomyce by containing minor linoleate, linoleic acid and arachidonic acid, so don ...more
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 18 Apr '09 11:09 pm

 
  
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It is used to pour in the eye of a person who is suffering with eye ailment
Answered by inquisitive, 18 Apr '09 09:01 pm

 
  
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Donkeys milk is a nutritional goldmine as good as human milk in being the lightest milk in the world going a long way in being allergen free and non-perishable in nature.as the immuno stimulants in donkeys milk had already made news with its medicinal properties in asserting to treat diseases like AIDS, Tuberculosis and cancer. Donkey milk is already make its mark in the cosmetic industry because of its regenerative properties and presently it is reported to sell at Rs.600 per liter in India, imagine if the confessions of worlds oldest woman comes true, what profits it would reap for the global milk market.
Answered by sunil matiyan, 18 Apr '09 09:04 pm

 
  
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Donkey milk is considered to be the closest to womans milk. It is very nourishing because it contains more lactose and less fat than cows milk.It was used until the beginning of the twentieth century as a substitute to breast milk. Asses' milk, in cases where gypsum, white-lead, sulphur, or quick-silver, have been taken internally. This last is good too for constipation attendent upon fever, and is remarkably useful as a gargle for ulcerations of the throat. It is taken, also, internally, by patients suffering from atrophy, for the purpose of recruiting their exhausted strength ; as also in cases of fever unattended with head-ache. The ancients held it as one of their grand secrets, to administer to children, before taking food, a semisextarius of asses' milk, or for want of that, goats' milk ; a similar dose, too, was given to children troubled with chafing of the rectum at stool.

In case where persons have swallowed quicksilver, bacon is the proper remedy to be employed. P ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 12 Feb '11 08:50 pm

 
  
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Kazhuthai pal is not as much nutrious as mothers first day milk feeding,but so many tribal tamils give donkey milk to new born babes due their tribal faith in it..Nothing more than that.
Answered by vayalale balasubramanian, 18 Apr '09 10:16 pm

 
  
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Its moisturising, hypoallergenic, medicinal
Answered by anoop KR, 18 Apr '09 08:56 pm

 
  
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