Colostrum is the name given to the first milk that is produced in a mammal gland right after the birth of a baby. Usually this milk is present for 24 hours but in some cases it can expand to two or three days. It is a thick fluid, yellowish in color and it contains many antibodies, vitamins and vital minerals and is essential for any young infant as it helps in fighting off any disease that may attack the infant until his own immune system is good enough to fight them back. Colostrum is also very helpful in aiding the body of the baby to fight off the pollutants present in the air which tends to make the baby affected by autoimmune diseases from the start of his life. There is only one known side effect of colostrum and that is, it slows the metabolism rate thus slowing the fat burning procedure in the body.
Colostrum exists for only a few days and even for only 24 hours in some cases and it is not developed again until after the birth of another child. Colostrum reaches the baby’s body through breast feeding but adults can obtain it through special supplementary pills. Since all mammals produce colostrum when a young one is born it can without any difficulty be obtained from cows, goats, sheep, etc. as these animals are present in a farm.
There are numerous advantages of colostrum in our body. Firstly it is efficient in fighting off bacteria, than though it does slow down metabolism and fat burning system of the body colostrum encourages development of lean muscle fats. Also the healing process is boosted through coloctrum when someone gets hurt or injured. Colostrum also has skin rejuvenating properties and it keeps the skin looking fresh and healthy. It is also excellent for the digestive system and keeps the intestine healthy and clean of all waste materials. It also develops healthy cartilages which enable the joints to function smoothly and lastly colostrum is also capable of reducing anxiety.
Getting colostrum supplements and the right one is possible through searching the net and local health food stores. You can check through finding the words ‘first milk’ on the packets. This supplement made of all natural food is known to heal all of wounds including psoriasis wounds and it also prevents outbreaks from occurring in future.