Donkeys are one most timid, calm and domestic beast. They are very friendly and only need brushing and pampering from humans. They also have a sense of belongingness.
Donkey milk, a natural remedy for all types of skin cures.
Hippocrates (460 – 370 BC), the father of medicine, was the first to write of the medicinal virtues of donkey milk.
Donkey milk is very similar to human mother’s milk. Studies show that children and the elderly who cannot tolerate cow’s milk do very well with donkey milk.
Dr. Parrot of Hospital des Enfants Assistès spread the practice of bringing motherless babies directly to the donkey’s nipple. The donkey’s milk was then sold until the twentieth century to feed orphaned infants and to cure delicate children, the sick and the elderly. For this reason, in Greece, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland many donkeys are born on farms.
It rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids. It is is anti-inflammatory and hypoallergenic. Research has established that donkey’s milk is rich in vitamin E, vitamins A, B1, B6, C, D, E, Omega 3 and 6, and amino acids. It also contains high amounts of calcium, and retinal, which helps reduces wrinkles and lines. It has been used since antiquity for cosmetic purposes as well as infant nutrition.
The use of donkey milk by humans for alimentary and cosmetic purposes has been popular since Egyptian antiquity.
History shows us proves of how the beautiful Queen of Egypt, Queen Cleopatra bathed in donkey milk which indeed made her skin glow and shine always.
Donkey milk contains immune-enhancing compounds (in particular lysozyme and lactoferrin) to help protect infants from infection and disease. In addition, the flavour and appearance of donkey milk have been found to be attractive to children.The overall judgement also resulted highest for face cream made with donkey milk.