Traditional Consumption, Therapeutic Value and Its Derived Dairy Products of Dromedary Camel (Camelus Dromedaries) Milk in Somali Regional State, Eastern Ethiopia; A Review

Aleme Asres, Mohammed Yusuf


A comprehensive review on dromedary camel milk traditional consumption, therapeutic value and its derived dairy product in Somali Regional State, Eastern Ethiopia is reviewed. In the pastoral community manufacturing of derived dairy products still difficulties in our country. Problems associated with derived dairy product produced from camel milk are highlighted. Fresh and fermented camel milk products were found to provide various potential health benefits. Include a treatment for gastritis, asthmatics, stomach discomfort, HIV, hamot (kar), tuberculosis, fever, urinary problems, hepatitis, jaundice, common cold, dearbeh ("diarrhea"), daarta ("nausea") and diabetics, for corresponding diseases there are traditional ways of treatment and for some diseases even dosages were present in Somali Regional State, Eastern Ethiopia.

Keywords: Dairy Products, traditional consumption, therapeutic value

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