Koumiss is not in vain called a living drink: since skisanie mare's milk koumiss occur before cooking miraculous metamorphosis of its physical and chemical properties, biochemical composition and microbial structures. Koumiss has long been known as a powerful natural immune. Antibiotic substances that form in it's yeast during fermentation, are active against the tubercle bacillus. Therefore, two centuries ago it was a very popular remedy.
Koumiss - a source of low molecular weight unsaturated fatty acids, including linoleic and linolenic acids, which are considered indispensable. In addition, it contains calcium, phosphorus, trace minerals of rare metals and vitamins. And the milk of mares feature is a higher content of vitamins (10 times (!) Than in cow's milk), one liter of koumiss - a storehouse of more than 200 micrograms of vitamin B1, 375 mg - B2, 256 micrograms of folic acid and 2010 mg of pantothenic acid etc. Rich in vitamins A mare, E, niacin, biotin, and especially vitamin C (70 ... 120 mg in 1 liter).
Nutrients are absorbed almost completely koumiss (95%). Besides its use greatly increases the digestibility of protein and fat in other foods.