The Goodness of Pure Ghee...
- Ghee contains Omega 3 and Omega 9 essential fatty acids along with vitamins A, D, E and K.
- Ghee made from organic butter of pastured cow milk is one of the highest natural sources of CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid). 9 phenolic anti-oxidants, as well as numerous other minerals are present in ghee.
- Ghee is known as a substance that gives longevity, its elemental qualities balance the aging characteristics by enriching the living body.
- Ghee has been used for centuries as a digestive and elimination aid, for energy, sexual vitality, skin and eye health, as a lubricant for the joints and for alkalizing the blood.
- The purity of ghee allows it to be deep penetrating and nourishing as it passes through the lipid membranes of cells. For this reason, the vitamins and minerals from food cooked in ghee will be drawn deep into the body where they impart the most benefit. When you add spices to ghee to cook with the flavor is carried deep into the food.
- Lab studies have shown ghee to reduce cholesterol both in the serum and intestine. It does it by triggering an increased secretion of biliary lipids. Ghee is also good for nerves and brain. It helps control eye pressure and is beneficial to glaucoma patients. Ghee is most notably said to stimulate the secretion of stomach acids to help with digestion, while other fats, such as butter and oils, slow down the digestive process and can sit heavy in the stomach. Ghee is rich with antioxidants and acts as an aid in the absorption of vitamins and minerals from other foods, serving to strengthen the immune system. A high concentration of butyric acid, a fatty acid that contains anti-viral properties, is believed to inhibit the growth of cancerous tumors.
- It is good for treatment of burns. According to Ayurveda ghee promotes learning and increased memory retention. It is safer than butter. It has been used in Indian medicinal practice to help with ulcers, constipation, and the promotion of healthy eyes and skin.