​​Want the elixir for younger-looking skin? Step this way people. If you're not squeamish about the foods you consume, then this bizarre new food fad will be right up your street. 

The newest dairy product on the block claims it can keep your heart healthy and give you younger-looking skin. But there is a catch. 

It's made from donkeys. 

If you're happy to knock back gallons of donkey milk then keep reading!

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Experts predict donkey milk is the next big health food trend, as it's packed with heaps of healthy, nutritional benefits. 

​t's lower in fat than cow's milks and contains more fatty acids, which helps to reduce inflammation in the body. This means that donkey's milk is great for boosting heart health. 

Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed notes that donkey's milk is 'actually closer to human's milk than cow's milk with a similar protein, mineral, and fatty composition' – which means it should be easier to digest, so will also be easier on the tum. 

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Previous reports suggest donkey's milk is rich in vitamins, and can alleviate psoriasis, eczema, and asthma.

And it's also been noted to be rich in anti-ageing qualities too. 

​For centuries, donkey's milk has been hailed by the ancients to cure a whole host of ailments, including liver problems, fevers, infectious diseases, poisoning, joint pains and nose bleeds. Romans also found it helped to ease constipation. 

But not only that, donkey milk was famously used as an anti-ageing elixir by Cleopatra. She used to bathe in gallons of the stuff – 700 lactating asses in fact – to keep her skin looking youthful and radiant. 

The milk has been heralded to wipe away wrinkles, as well as keeping the skin soft and delicate. 

Ok, we'd all love to look like Queen Cleopatra/Elizabeth Taylor, but bathing in donkey's milk? We think we'll be sticking to the Radox thanks. 

What do you think?