Bovine colostrum is the pre-milk liquid produced from the mammary glands of cows during the
first 24 to 48 hours after giving birth.
Where is it found?
Bovine colostrum is available in capsules, tablets, powdered drink mixes, liquid
preparations, food bars, and skin care products.
Bovine colostrum has been
used in connection with the following conditions (refer to the
individual health concern for complete information):
Certain types of infectious diarrhea
Who is likely to be deficient?
As bovine colostrum is not an essential nutrient, no deficiency state exists.
How much is usually taken?
Most manufacturers recommend 1,000 to 4,000 mg per day of freeze-dried colostrum.
Are there any side effects or interactions?
None are known.
At the time of writing, there were no well-known drug interactions
with bovine colostrum.