The health effects of milk may depend on the breed of cow it came from. Currently, A2 milk is marketed as a healthier choice than regular A1 milk. Proponents assert that A2 has several health benefits and is easier for people with milk intolerance to digest. Growing number of studies from top milk producing countries enumerate the benefits of A2 milk and the health risks associated with continuous consumption of A1 milk. This article takes an objective look at the science behind A1 and A2 milk.

What is A1 and A2?

Milk is considered as the wholesome diet that covers nutrients required.  Casein protein covers 80% of total protein in milk and other is beta protein. A1 and A2 are two genetic type of the beta-casein milk protein. You might have heard about A1 and A2 milk?  Depending on the beta casein, milk has 2 variants namely A1 milk and A2 milk.


What is difference between A1 cow and A2 cow?

Cows that produce both A1, A2 beta casein protein are called A1 cows and cows that only produce A2 beta casein is called A2 cow. A1 cows are the cow breeds originated in USA, North Europe, Australia. They also called as Hybrid cows. A1 cow breeds are Jersy, Holstein Friesian, Ayrshire, and British Short horn.
A2 cows are old fashioned cows that are not genetically mutated. A2 cows are Gir, Red Sindhi, Sahiwal, Kankrej, etc.


What is wrong with A1 milk? Or what adverse claims about A1 milk?

Majority of cows that are being raised in different parts of the globe are A1 variety. According to many researches it has been found that milk produced by A1 cows have opiate-like effects resulting in the development of mild to serious medical conditions. Researches has also claimed A1 milk consumption produces adverse / harmful health effects listed below.


  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): Infants death in early days is identified as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Instead of breastfeeding, some mothers opt for instant milk formulations to their newborns. In a study, it is claimed that high level of BCM-7 penetrates into blood causing breathing problem and reason of death in infants.

  • Type1 Diabetes: Among children, consumption of A1 milk is the factor for development diabetes type 1 disease. This is autoimmune disease that is characterized by inability of the body to produce insulin.

  • Autism: Autism is a developmental disorder in children caused due to BCM-7 elemnet in A1 milk. A study carried out on Autism victims found enormous amount of BCM-7 in urine similar to milk they consumed. Breastfed children had no such element and hence were fully developed child.

  • Is A1 milk good during Pregnancy? Milk products have higher nutritional value that is helpful for the growth of foetus and health of a pregnant woman. But, consuming A1 milk during pregnancy is harmful and can give way to dangerous microorganisms into your body exposing you and your baby to several health risks.

  • Heart Disease: Regular intake of A1 milk causes coronary heart disease. The study also shows large accumulation of fats that clog and block the blood vessels resulting into heart disease.

  • Is A1 milk responsible for Digestive Problems? BCM-7 is an opioid peptide; protein element that does not digest in our body. This can lead to indigestion and many researches have shown that it may lead to various other problems like stomach upsets, diarrhea, flatulence, etc.

What is the difference between A1 and A2 milk?

A1 Milk

A2 Milk

Contains A1 beta Casein

Contains A2 beta casein

Genetically mutated to produce 15-20 litres of milk per day

Naturally produces 3-9 litres of milk per day

Has low nutrition

Has Cerebrosides which increases brain power

Causes Bloating, Stomach Ulcer, Gas

Has Storntiom which enhances body immunity

Most people are A1 protein intolerant, not lactose intolerant

Naturally easy to digest

Given growth harmone injections, antibiotics or GMOs

Cures irritable bowel symptoms

Have no hump that stores Vitamin D

Has Omega 3 that cleans up cholesterol deposits

Treated as Milk Making Machine

Has colostrum like "human Mother's milk"

Kept in unnatural and highly stressful conditions

Has hump on back which absorbs Vitamin D

Confined to small pieces

Cows, bulls and calves grow together as a family

Boosted in quantity to meet high demand of milk

Calves are fully fed first

Causes Autism, Type 1 Diabetes, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Cardiac disease, Schizophrenia

No use of growth harmone injections, antibiotics or GMOs

A2 Milk Benefits:


  • During Pregnancy: A2 milk contains prolin element that prevents BCM-7 to reach our body. In regular milk, prolin element is absent thereby causing health issue during pregnancy to pregnant women and also affect the child in womb. Digestion can be big problem during pregnancy and can have adverse effect on your child. In research, it has been found out that A1 or regular milk is lactose intolerant resulting in the development of unpleasant symptoms such as stomach upsets, diarrhea, flatulence like digestive problem that no one will like during pregnancy stage. Consuming A2 milk during pregnancy doesn't affect your health and child during pregnancy.

  • Obesity Problem? Body Fats and large cholesterol deposits are root cause of Obesity. A2 milk is rich in Vitamin D and Omega 3 that removes extra body fats and cholesterol deposits.

  • A2 milk has Colostrum has same nourishment value as Mother's milk required for child growth. Hence if after delivery, if mother is unable to produce milk or want alternative option to breastfeed her child, she can use A2 milk.

  • A2 millk also contains Cerebrosides that enhances the brain power and strontium that enhances body immunity.

  • It also helps in reduction against the PMS symptoms in menstruation cycle.

  • After delivery, there can be situation that mother cannot produce the milk that child requires. To produce more milk naturally, the mother can consume A2 milk as it increases breast milk production in feeding mothers.

  • Apart from this, one can also prevent migraine headaches, asthama, joint pain, thyroid, acidity, cancer by consuming A2 milk rather than A1 milk.


What is Gir Cow?

The Gir cow is a famous Indian-born dairy cattle breed.  Gir's cattle native tract is Gir hills and forests of Kathiawar. This includes Gujarat districts of Amreli, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, and Rajkot. The name of the breed comes from the forest of Gir. Outside India, gir cattle is also very popular. This breed was imported by the United States, Mexico, Venezuela and Brazil. And successfully they're being bred there. The breed was also one of North America's cattle breeds used to grow the Brahman cattle.


Description of Gir Cow:

The Gir cattle is an important Indian dairy cattle breed. They are very hardy and well-known for their tolerance to conditions of stress and resistance to various tropical diseases. Gir bulls are used on all kinds of soil to pull heavy loads. By general, they are very gentle and polite, and love to be with people. The Gir cattle are very gregarious and form a very close circle at night with their calves sleeping under their heads. In India, it is a very popular breed of dairy cattle.
The average Gir Cow Milk production is 6-10 liters/day. Within India, the cows are also doing very well. They produce an average of 3,500 kg of milk per lactation in Brazil. Gir cattle's average lifespan is around 12-15 years. And during their lifetime, a cow develops 10-12 calves.


Physical Characteristic of Gir Cattle:

On average, weight of Gir Bulls and Cow is approx 550-650 kg 400-475 kg respectively. The height of bull is 1.35m and gir cow height is 1.30m on average. The color of their body is red to spotted white. Although, with large red spots, their body color may vary from pure red to yellowish red to white. Forehead of Gir Cow is like a bony shield, prominent, convex and broad. Ears are long, pendulous and folded like a leaf on the tip with a knot. The horns are bent and turn back. The tail of the Cow is very long. They've a prominent Hip Bone and high Hump that differs from other Cow breed.
Do you know that the HUMP in GIR Cow has a specific vein called "Surya Ketu Nadi" that is missing in Non Gir cow and Hybrid cow. Surya Ketu Nadi (Vein) produces gold salts in its blood when dealing with solar rays. Such salts are in the milk of the cow and the other body fluids of the cow. Because of the milk, butter and ghee of the Gir cow have a natural golden colour. In Ayurveda, Gir cow's milk, Ghee, Curd, Urine and Dung together is known as ‘Panchgavya’. This is also very useful to fight and cure many human and animal diseases.
From Surya Ketu Nadi, we can find many important propeties:
MILK: Vitamins, Proteins, Minerals, Amino acids, Phosphorous, Glucose, cerebrosides,  strontyne, Carotene with golden abstracts that are very helpful for our body.
DUNG: Nitrogen(N7), Potassium ,Copper ,Molybdenum, Borex, Cobalt Sulphate, Phosphorus, Irons, Manganese, Boron, Sodium. This properties of cow dung acts as a natural fertilizer and used as raw manure.
URINE: Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Fluoride, Urea, Phosphorus, Ammonia. Regular consumption of cow urine can destroy the Cancer virus. It's  urine helps to purify body and keep mind calm, which makes body healthy. It is also helpful to prevent diseases.


Gir and Indian Desi Cow:

In our state, there are many cattle breeds namely Red Sindhi, Sahiwal, Kankrej and Thar Parkar. This cow fall in dairy (exclusive for milk), dual (milk-and-work-keeping) category and work animals according to their quality. Gir Cow is considered as the TOP of all other Desi Cow in India.

Bhadawari, Desan, Gujarati, Kathiawari, Sorthi and Surati are the other name of Gir Cow. Place of origin of Gir cow was in Gir forest in south Kathiawar, Gujarat. The production of milk is between 1200-1800 kgs per lactation. This cattle breed is highly resistance to disease.

Gir and Hybrid Cow Comparison

There are many differences between the Indian Gir and Hybrid cows. Indian cow breeds like Gir, Red Sindhi, Sahiwal, Kankrej produces A2 milk which is rich in A2 beta casein protein wheras, Hybrid cows like Jersy, Holstein Friesian, Ayrshire and Guernsey produces milk which has both A1 and A2 beta casein protein. Since A2 milk has many advantages over A1 milk, A2 milk producing cow breed is rated as the BOSS of all cow breeds. Gir and Hybrid Cow Comparison

Gir Cow

Hybrid Cow

Neck of Gir cow is longer and not too thick with too many skin fold.

Neck of Hybrid cow doesn't have any folds and is comparatively short in size.

It has huge Hump at back

Hump is missing

A2 milk produced by these Cow is rich in A2 beta casein protein and good for health.

Since, hybrid cows produces mixture of A1 and A2 beta casein protein, its milk has BCM 7 element which causes lots many diseases like SDS, heart diseases, cancer etc

They are healthy and are less prone to disease.

Hybrid Cow more vulnerable to diseases.

These cows can adapt any environmental conditions.

These cow requires heater in cold season and cooler in summer season.

In its total lifespan, Gir cattle can give birth to more than 10-12 calf.

Hybrid Cow can give birth to maximum 4 calf.

This Cow has colostrum that's like “human Mother’s milk”

Milk Making Machine

On average, this cow produces 6-10 L milk per day

On average, this cow produces 25-30 L milk per day.

Fodder consumed by Gir cows is high and so maintenance is high.

On other hand, fodder consumed by hybrid cow is less and has low maintenance cost.

Milk produced is highly nutritive.

Milk produced has low nutritional value


Having a Gir Cow is not enough. This cow needs a proper environment and a systematic infrastructure to produce best A2 Cow Ghee. We will bring these details into our upcoming blog.



In total, a growing baby needs about 1500 calories a day. Those calories help to retain the child's strength and health. They also help the baby grow mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually and develop. About 30% of the calories consumed by the child come from the consumption of food.
Good fat sources are the ones that will benefit the child, so it is recommended to use not only ghee but Bilona, Organic, natural, authentic, A2 Pure ghee. Not only does Ghee help maintain the baby's energy, but it also helps to build immunity and memory power. We can call Gir Organic Ghee as Power Booster. A healthy ghee massage is excellent for babies to get smooth and moisturized skin.

Health Benefits of Pure Desi Cow Ghee in Babies

  • Baby Massage: The natural moisturizing qualities of Pure desi cow ghee helps keeping the skin of your baby healthy, soft and smooth. Massage done with pure desi ghee is best for babies physical health. It helps to strengthen the bones and muscle development.

  • Moisturizer: Desi ghee works very well for dry skin in winter which is often seen in small babies. This dry skin can cause skin irritation and skin rashes to baby and they become uncomfortable. Ghee works as a natural moisturizer for smoothing the skin of baby.

  • Rich in Vitamins: Pure desi ghee is rich source of Vitamin A, D, E & K. These vitamins are good for babies eyes, skin, health and immunity. GirOrganic A2 ghee has all the qualities required for better child growth.

  • Good for Lactose intolerant baby: GirOrganic A2 ghee is 100% Pure and without impurities, it is better option for baby than other dairy products. It also has A2 beta casein protein that helps baby to increase its immune system.

  • Strong Bones: Vitamin K in Pure cow Ghee helps in producing calcium in the body which is responsible for strengthening the bones.

  • Digestion:Ghee's saturated fatty acids are condensed fats and can be easily absorbed by the baby's body, so there are no digestion related to problems in baby.

  • Provides energy:A growing baby needs a lot of calories for his quest to discover the universe to start. To always be on the move, pure desi ghee can be the best friend of your baby when it comes to energy supply. We can also call A2 ghee as super power food.

  • Weight Gain:Most mothers worry about the underweight of their baby. Even though every child is different, ghee is the solution if you're looking for something to help your child get some weight. It's a healthy way to get saturated fats that can help the baby gain weight.

  • Cough and cold Treatment: Because of temperature and seasonal variations, young babies continue to get many episodes of cough and cold. Massage your child with ghee that has been warmed with a few garlic cloves instead of reaching out to medicines. This will give your baby relief from cough and cold. You can use Organic ghee as a "nosal drop". You should warm it very lightly and add two drops into your babies nose when cold and cough is very high. This is very effective. You can also use A2 cow ghee into belly button too. It'll go to each and every vein of babies body.



Ghee is one of the healthy foods your mom, grandmother, or aunt needs during pregnancy to consume. Ghee, the Indian word of clarified butter, is a great source of fat and is often included in a pregnant woman's diet. But is ghee good for health during pregnancy?
Yes, when you're pregnant, eating a moderate amount of ghee is healthy every day. Ghee is easier to digest and improves metabolism, unlike other dairy products. Ghee is often used as a supplement for butter and oil because it is a good source of fat.
It is known fact that during pregnancy, balanced diet and healthy food is important. Also fats in ghee is an integral part of a balanced diet and can be included in a pregnant woman's diet. During childbirth, you can add milk with ghee. Before adding too much ghee to your diet, however, check with your doctor. Ghee contains fair amounts of fatty amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Following are the advantages of ghee consuming during pregnancy.



Benefits of desi ghee during Pregnancy

  • Helps babys development: During your second and third trimesters, you will need about 300 extra calories per day for the growth of your child. Ghee fulfills this need and helps in development of your child during pregnancy. Also it helps in brain, muscle and bone development and overall mental and physical growth in baby during pregnancy.

  • Cures Digestion Problem: Ghee has antiviral properties and plays a key role in maintaining a healthy digestive system. It contains high amounts of butyrate, a fatty acid that plays a role in the health of the gut.

  • Nutures Body: During pregnancy, moderate amount of ghee consumption gives a feel-good mood and relieves stress. Ghee provides natural nourishment to body and keeps body warm, strong and can avoid itching problem caused due to dry skin in pregnancy.

  • Stretch marks problem in pregnancy: Most problem you suffer in pregnancy is Stretch marks problem. Usually towards the end of pregnancy when your belly is stretched the most and can spread to arms, legs and buttocks. Also applying ghee gently is home remedy to remove stretch marks.

  • Natural Stress Reliever: Pregnancy with all the hormonal imbalances, physical changes, altered metabolism, fear of labor pain fatigue, etc. can be a stressful time. Desi ghee is shown to have relaxing nerves, lower stress and trigger fat hormones in pregnant women when consumed regularly.

  • Regain lost Vitality: Ghee is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, a major part of the nutrients is applied to the growth of the fetus during the nine-month pregnancy and often the mother starts suffering from a lack of existence. A regular dose of desi cow ghee will help restore this mother's lost strength and vitality. Before you add ghee during pregnancy, please consult your doctor.

  • Natural Tonic: Ayurveda, the Ancient Indian Medical Science, offers a daily diet of pure desi cow ghee by mixing it with boiled milk, 1-2 drops of saffron, 2-3 drops of baby sweet and a pinch of turmeric to improve the fetus brain health and ensure a baby's safe delivery. It also functions for child’s brain development as a mind tonic. It also eases labour pain for pregnant women during pregnancy.

  • Ghee for before after Pregnancy: Well specially in ladies, After one delivery or After age of 30 or maximum after age of 40, Bone Density problem increases. Reason only Deficiency of calcium & vitamin D. For this we have to take advance care. So mainly the period of during pregnancy Take healthy & Rich nutrition food. Ghee is one of the food that contains all elements which is very useful in pregnant lady & babies. Ghee is very best in pre- pregnancy, during pregnancy, post- pregnancy. Please don’t avoid this kind of Rich food for avoiding future major problems.


Elements in Ghee:


  • Vitamins A,D,E,K

  • Omega 6 & 9

  • Calcium

  • Iron

  • Magnesium

  • Butyric acid

  • Beta-carotene