Placenta is a temporary organ that develops in the uterus during pregnancy. It connects fetus to uterine wall, allowing nutrients uptake, waste elimination and gas exchange, as well as production of hormones that are needed to support fetal development.
Eating of placenta (also known as 'placentophagy') has gained popularity worldwide, as it is believed that placenta provides several health benefits. Rich in growth factors, amino acids, antibodies and other nutrients, the placenta is able to stimulate cell renewal, promote wound healing, enhance energy and vitality. As compared to other animals, horse placenta is more superior as it contains more types of anti-aging amino acids and safer.