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Mare milk is a milk secreted by female horses, known as mares, during lactation to feed their foals. Mare milk is particularly rich in whey proteinpolyunsaturated fatty acids, and vitamin C.[1] The beverage kumis is traditionally made from mare milk.

Powdered mare milk is available in several European countries, including Germany.[1]

Mare milk is used in Europe as an alternative for cow milk because of its purported health benefits. While still a niche product, mare milk is considered a remedy for skin or digestive problems. Peer-reviewed papers suggest it can improve atopic dermatitis or eczema.[2] Mare milk is used for manufacturing cosmetic products. It cannot be made into cheese using bovine rennet, but it can be made into cheese using camel-rennet.[3]

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