Colostrum, also called foremilk, is a liquid secreted by milk glands of mammals, created in the last stage of pregnancy and produced up to several dozen hours after delivery. Its task is to protect a newborn baby from pathogens. In comparison to milk, it is much more concentrated, enabling proper development of a child.
Bovine colostrum offers unique benefits for the immune and digestive system, both for babies and adults. The richness of active substances makes colostrum an incredibly effective, natural agent supporting defense mechanisms of the organism. An incredibly important function is played by immunoglobulins, lactoferrin, proteins and growth factors.
Additionally, the application of colostrum is beneficial i.a. in the course of gastrointestinal ailments, infections with H. pylori, infectious diarrheas and it also demonstrates neuroprotective and anticancer properties.
Supplementation with colostrum effectively strengthens weak organism, which makes it work well in case of lower immunity and increased susceptibility to bacterial and viral infections.