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Why has grass fed cow ghee been a staple in Indian health care for centuries?

Why has grass fed cow ghee been a staple in Indian health care for centuries?

Ghee is a form of clarified butter that originally came from the Indian subcontinent.

Ghee is made by heating butter until the fats and milk solids separate, it involves removing the milk solids until just the butter fat remains. This remaining butter fat which is then called ghee, is intensely aromatic and flavoursome.

It is believed that ghee originated as early as 1500 BCE during ‘The Vedic Period’. During this period, there was a rapid progression in finding new health and wellbeing treatments. Since the discovery of this incredible superfood, it has been a staple in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine and used for many other health care purposes.

Natural organic cow ghee has been a staple because of its versatility and unique properties like no other.

According to Ayurvedic analogy, ghee is thought to help many aspects of health care: gut health, skin health and mental health. It is really the ultimate source of health and well-being.

Pure and natural grass fed cow ghee can work wonders to improve your gut health. The Ayurveda community say that ghee works to achieve the perfect balance, in your body and has been claimed to be a remedy for gut imbalances involving inflammation and symbiosis.

This is due to the short fatty acids that ghee contains, a type called butyric acid is known to reduce inflammation and also support the building of the cells that line the gut wall.

Grass fed cow ghee is also said to improve the immune system and provide the body with a stronger defense system to fight off unwanted pathogens. When tied to balanced and heathy lifestyle, the addition of a tablespoon of ghee a day to one’s diet can

Grass fed cow ghee has been a staple not only because of the gut impacts, but also the incredible benefits it provides to help the skin. By gently massaging ghee into skin daily, it has anti-aging effects and is thought to keep the skin in its best condition.

Grass fed cow ghee can also aid in reducing joint aches and pain from sprains if massaged into the feet as it is said in Ayurveda to improve circulation.

Ghee’s high concentrations of vitamins such as Vitamin A, E & K and carotenoids aid the skin. Carotenoids are antioxidants that can neutralize free radicals in the body and help the body stay healthy.

Ancient Ayurveda texts describe the positive impact that ghee has on one’s mental wellbeing. It is still considered a sacred food that heals and nourishes the mind and spirit.

Ghee is described as “the connection between the physical and spiritual essence in our bodies”, and can help one reach deeper levels of spiritual consciousness.


New Zealand is a clean and green country known for the ingenuity; a lot of that ingenuity has channelled into making the best of New Zealand’s natural advantages in agriculture, which has rendered congenial impact of its dairy industry.

In fact, New Zealand’s first dairy exports inaugurated in 1845 and it is now globally known for its unmatched dairy expertise.

At Milkio we are the part of that unrivalled dairy expertise, and our product is grass fed cow ghee procured from grass fed healthy cow’s milk.

Our story is about our product. We are inspired by world famous New Zealand standard of CLARITY AND PURENESS. The natural advantages of New Zealand integrated to our matchless approach to dairy manufacturing procure best quality raw materials into world-class ingredients: Milkio’s ghee.

New Zealand is world famous for its farming as well as for TOP QUALITY DAIRY PRODUCTS. Not only the taste, also the PURITY of the products makes the real difference. So is Milkio’s Traditional Ghee.


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Grass fed cow ghee is called a superfood for some commonsense

Grass fed cow ghee is called a superfood for some commonsense

Grass fed cow ghee is called a superfood for some commonsense

Grass fed cow ghee is a traditional food in Asian culinary culture. It was used in Ayurvedic remedies as well, however, therapeutic benefits of cow ghee is still utilized by Ayurvedic practitioners. Modern research on grass fed cow ghee has re discovered some amazing benefits of pure ghee that nutritionists and dieticians are tagging this dairy product as a superfood in diet. Let’s explore the reasons.

It is nutritious

Ghee is enriched with high density of good fats.  Besides it has loads of vitamins, antioxidants, good cholesterol, and little quantity of protein. Moderate quantity of ghee in daily diet helps in gaining considerable calories. For example, 10g of ghee serving will offer you 72 calorie, here 99% comes from fat and 1% from protein.

Pure ghee is readily tolerated by lactose intolerants

Pure cow ghee is mostly free from casein, whey and lactose, which are often identified as allergy triggers for food sensitive people and they may cause lactose intolerance for them. Grass fed ghee, although is a diary product and contains rich nutritional qualities of milk, does not contain these allergy boosters and that is why it gets easily digested by dairy intolerant people.

Ghee is healthy cooking oil with high smoking point

Ghee is a healthy cooking oil option because it has high smoking points, which is 450 degrees. It has high tolerance and that is the reason you can cook ghee at higher temperature without getting worried of the risk of breaking its fatty acid chain into harmful carcinogenic free radicals. In comparison to common cooking oils like peanut oil, soybean oil, corn oil and canola oil, ghee keeps intact its phytonutrients better.

Ghee adds beautiful flavor in food and it can be used for all types of baking, frying, etc. It is rightly called superior cooking oil or a superfood.

Ghee is good for heart health

One latest study, published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition has revealed that substituting ghee for vegetable oils can help in reducing the risk for heart attack and stroke.  Another study published in this journal has claimed that consuming saturated fats – like ghee – is a safe way to prevent the development of heart disease in women diagnosed with metabolic syndrome.

Ghee can help in healthy weight loss

As ghee is rich in not only omega-3 fats (DHA) but also in omega-6 (CLA), it can be functional for weight loss. Omega-6 fats have detected to help increase lean body mass while reducing fat mass. In addition, nutritionists also have found that ghee helps in mobilizing fat cells to be burnt for energy. All that helps in weight loss and weight management. 

It is important to have pure cow-ghee to enjoy its superfood benefits. You can use Milkio traditional grass fed cow ghee in your diet to get all benefits mentioned here.

Why Milkio grass fed cow ghee?

  • Milkio Grass fed ghee sources their milk from 100% grass-fed cows, which ensures high nutrient density and an amazing nutrition profile: no hormones, pesticides, or preservatives
  • Made from pure butter – produced in New Zealand
  • Rich in Vitamins (A, E and K) and Phenolic Antioxidants – contains loads of Butyric acid & conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)
  • Amazing, delicious taste
  • Packaged with best care and ensures longer shelf-life (up to 18 months) under recommended storage condition.

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