Ghee - a goldmine of nutrients
Ghee is comprised of full spectrum short, medium and long chain fatty acids, both unsaturated and saturated. Ghee contains Omega 3 and Omega 9 essential fatty acids along with vitamins A, D, E and K. Ghee made from organic butter of pastured cows is one of the highest natural sources of CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid). 9 phenolic anti-oxidants, as well as numerous other minerals are present in ghee.
The purity of ghee allows it to be deep penetrating and nourishing as it passes through the lipid membranes of cells. For this reason, the vitamins and minerals from food cooked in ghee will be drawn deep into the body where they impart the most benefit. When you add spices to ghee to cook with, the flavour is carried deep into the food. Many herbal preparations use ghee as the carrier oil because of these characteristics
Ghee not only aids the digestive system but provides essential healthy fats, boosts immunity. It has anti-inflammatory properties, is lactose and casein free, has a high smoke point for cooking, provides energy for the body and has many other benefits.