What other names is Colostrum known by?
Bovine Colostrum, Bovine Immunoglobulin, Bovine Lacteal Compounds, Calostro, Colostrum Bovin, Colostrum Bovin Hyperimmune, Colostrum de Chèvre, Colostrum de Lait de Vache, Cow Milk Colostrum, Goat Colostrum, Hyperimmune Bovine Colostrum, Immunoglobuline Bovine, Lait Colostral, Protogala.
What is Colostrum?
Colostrum is a milky fluid that comes from the breasts of humans, cows, and other mammals the first few days after giving birth before true milk appears. It contains proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and antibodies. People sometimes use cow (bovine) colostrum as medicine.
Possibly Effective for...
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Inflammation of the colon, stimulating the immune system, healing injuries, repairing nervous system damage, burning fat, building lean muscle, increasing stamina and vitality, elevating mood and sense of well being, slowing and reversing aging, bacterial and fungal infections, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).