Compositional and Therapeutic Properties of Camel Milk: A Review

  • A. R. A. Hammam Dairy and Food Science Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings 57007, SD, USA


Camel’s milk is one of the most useful types of milk. Camel’s milk is a white liquid, made up of a combination of emulsified fatty globules mixed with aqueous liquid. Several investigations have shown that camel’s milk is able to treat many diseases even chronic diseases. It also proved that it contains a group of natural elements and compounds that have the special therapeutic ability in internal diseases. This work is aim to highlight and review the chemical composition of camel’s milk and its therapeutic benefits, such as diabetes, diarrhea, food allergies, autism, cancer, chronic hepatitis, and cardiovascular diseases.

Keywords: Camel milk; Chemical composition; Therapeutic properties
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Hammam, A. R. A. “Compositional and Therapeutic Properties of Camel Milk: A Review”. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, Vol. 31, no. 3, May 2019, pp. 148-52, doi: Accessed 26 Sept. 2022.
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