Regional Believes About the Usage of Camels’ Milk

IMG_20160423_100346
Sind Desi camels of rural Sind, potential dairy animal

While searching around in the google and my long contacts with the camel people, I came to compile this small table to document the usage of camel milk for different health aspects. I would like if any one would like to add their perspectives regarding the precious camel milk.

IMG_20160423_090837
Picture provided by Mukarab Khan from Sind camel Fair,,Sakrai breed
No. Type of community Use for
1 Arab Bedouins Hepatitis, Aphrodisiac, Anti-aging
2 Afghan Nomadis/Kochis Arthritis, Long bone pain (badi dard), strong bones
3 Baloch of Balochistan Good eye sight, anti-aging, strong bodycropped-dsc003151.jpg
South Asian (deserts) Diabetes, good eye sight, liver disease and arthritis, jaundice and piles
4 Kazak, Russians, Mongols and Uyghur To halt weakness and emaciation among kids and other groups, to keep body strong and alert, kidney diseases
5 Iranian Pastoralists Strength, arthritis, hepatitis
6 Pastoralists of Horn of Africa Diabetes, liver diseases, keeping good eye sight, strength of the body and CHD
7 Central and West Africa AIDS, viral diseases, hepatitis, anti-weakness
8 North Africa Arthritis, viral diseases, hepatitis, spleen diseases, weakness,
9 Industrialized countries Autism, aphrodisiac, arthritis
Advertisements

Author: Dr Raziq

I’m PhD in Animal Agriculture, currently working as a Technical Manager at Al Ain Dairy (Camel Farm), Alain, UAE. I had worked as a Professor and Dean, at the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences Pakistan (LUAWMS). I work on and write for the subjects of ‘turning camel from a beast of burden to a sustainable farm animal’, agricultural research policies, extensive livestock production systems, food security under climate change context, and sustainable use of genetic resources for food and agriculture. I’m the founder and head of the Society of Animal, Veterinary and Animal Scientists (SAVES), Founder of the Camel Association of Pakistan and Organizer of the Group Camel4Life. I also work as a freelance scientist working (currently member of steering committee) for Desert Net International (DNI).

5 thoughts on “Regional Believes About the Usage of Camels’ Milk”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s