Australian Reporter Details Experience Drinking Camel Milk for One Month

PJ Madam, a reporter for Australian news program Sunday Night, drank unpasteurized camel milk for one month and detailed her experience on Yahoo!: “This is a story about camels, their milk, and my bowel moments” she starts.

PJ writes that although she has repeatedly tested negative to allergies, she has experienced “…cramps, sharp pain, bloating followed by bathroom dramas” for the past 10 years.

“It’s humiliating and frustrating,” she writes, and it was enough to convince her to see if camel milk could help alleviate her symptoms. The sale of raw milk is illegal in Australia but she was able to find the country’s only dairy farmer from whom she bought bottles plastered with ‘not fit for human consumption’ labels, making it her choice whether to drink it or not.

After personally seeing how clean the farm is and speaking with the farmer about how he tests his milk for dangerous bacteria every day, she decided to experiment with drinking one glass of raw camel milk for breakfast every day for one month. She writes: “After a month, my stomach symptoms didn’t stop entirely, but they weren’t as severe. Very little cramping, and the bloating disappeared.” Plus, she almost instantly saw a flat stomach: “It was as if I’d been secretly doing up to 300 sit-ups a day and overnight I’d gained a washboard effect.”

Her personal experience seems to fit with the experiences of those she interviewed prior to her experiment, all of whom shared stories of the health benefits of camel milk to treat their Common Variable Immune Deficiency or children’s asthma or autism.

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2 thoughts on “Australian Reporter Details Experience Drinking Camel Milk for One Month

  1. SCIENCE BRIEFS. Ancient dental plaque shows milk was bronze age beverage. An international team of anthrobiologists has discovered the earliest evidence of Milk consumption an the ancient dental calculus–a mineralized dental plaque–of humans in Europe and western Asia. The team found direct evidence of milk consumption preserved in human dental plaque from the Bronze Age to the present day. Underrstanding how, where and when humans consumed milk products is a necessary link between human consumption and their livestock. The new research provides direct Protein evidence that the milk of all three major dairy livestock – cattle, sheep and goats – has been consumed by human populations for at least 5,000 years. The findings were published in Nature’s Scientific Reports. Team leader Christina Warinner of the University of Oklahoma said. “Dairy products are a very recent. post-Neolithic dietary innovation, and most of the World’s population is unable to dijest lactose ,often developing the symptoms of lactose intolerance.”—OU.EDU

  2. Bless you for trying it! I’ve had the problem, in a mild form, and even that mild form was enough to make me try just about anything. We so need a real solution to the problem of gut bacteria deficiency (or whatever it is–gut for sure!) Teresa

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