Is there some magic ingredient in goat’s milk that performs miracles for skin that is affected by eczema or psoriasis? There are those that say, yes, indeed, goat’s milk does have almost magical properties when it comes to skin.
Cleopatra bathed in goat’s milk in ancient Egypt, and goats are the oldest domesticated animal. Goats are bred for various purposes. Some goats are bred for meat, some are bred for their skin and others are bred for their milk. A goat that has been bred for milk production can produce as much as 465 gallons of milk each year. Goat’s milk can be drunk fresh, but pasteurization is recommended to reduce bacteria.
Goat’s milk is very closely related in make up to human milk – much more so than cow’s milk – and goat’s milk contains 20% less cholesterol than cow’s milk. Most people lose their ability to digest cow’s milk as they age past childhood. Some will even become lactose intolerant. Goat’s milk contains much less lactose than cow’s milk, so goat’s milk could be the answer for those who have become lactose intolerant. There is only a very slight taste difference between cow’s milk and goat’s milk today.
But let’s get back to the almost magical properties of goat’s milk and healthy skin. Changing from drinking cow’s milk to drinking goat’s milk will produce benefits to skin that is affected by eczema or psoriasis in about two days’ time. You will see almost immediate improvement.
Does goat’s milk contain a magical skin ingredient? I don’t know, but I do know that if you will try drinking goat’s milk, you will be very pleasantly surprised!