the history of donkey's milk

Donkey milk is known since antiquity for its health and beauty benefits. It has been regarded as a remedy against many ailments and consumed as a luxury drink.
One of the most famous ambassadors of donkey milk was Cleopatra who used to take daily donkey milk baths in order to maintain her beauty.
Its composition, it is often associated with breast milk and contains:
  • numerous vitamins (A, B1, B2, B12, D, C, E, F ...),
  • minerals and trace elements (calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, iron, zinc, ...),
  • biostimulants, enzymes, alkyl glycerols,
  • omega 3 and 6,
  • unsaturated fatty acids,
  • proteins, phospholipids, glycoproteins, carbohydrates, ceramides ...
This exceptional composition provides to donkey milk those properties:
  • Cleansing and antioxidant
  • Moisturizing and Protective
  • Antiallergic
  • Anti-aging
Cleaner and antioxidant
The minerals contained in donkey milk allow gentle exfoliation of the skin. Thus reactivated by the micro circulation,  the tired, irritated or damaged areas of skin regenerate.
The vitamin complex blocks free radicals in cell metabolism, effectively protecting the skin and reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Hydrating and Protecting
The donkey milk composition, rich in fatty acids, is very close to the lipidic film of the skin. It deeply nourishes the skin, protects against the skin dryness, and acts as a natural tensor.
Its exceptional protein, phospholipids, ceramides and carbohydrates content gives it softening and re-structuring properties.
Donkey milk, containing alkyl glyceryl and lysozyme, is purifying and repairing. It is thus recommended to look after eczema, psoriasis, acne, and the various skin reactions from allergic nature.
Thanks to its large amount of unsaturated fatty acids, it is particularly well tolerated by all skin types: allergic, fragile, atopic, irritable. It also haves healing effects on the skin.
Proteins and phospholipids contain in donkey milk involved the cellular reconstruction and have a tightening effect, reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
The significant presence of Omega 3 and 6 action on the skin a high level of antioxidant benefits, protecting skin cell membranes and promoting the regeneration of the surface layers of the epidermis, thus slowing the effects of aging.
Donkey milk is therefore an excellent base for natural cosmetics.