According to Ayurvedic teachings, ghee provides resistance against disease as it contains butyric acid, a fatty acid which has been reported to contain anti-viral and anti-cancer properties, and also promotes healing of gastro-intestinal conditions such as stomach ulcers. It is one of the finest cooking oils and has a wonderful sweet and nutty taste when added to soups, casseroles, dotted on baked potatoes and other veggies.
Ghee is a popular choice for the health-conscious as all the milk proteins have been removed during the clarifying process. Because it is lactose free, it is a safer alternative for those who are lactose intolerant. Continue reading