What are the benefits of Gulkand?

Gulkand is the sweetened mixture of preserved cold and dried rose petals, famous for its delicious taste and sweet fragrance. It is popular in India and is considered the essential remedy in ayurvedic medicines and treatments. Moreover, its consumption in daily life can be beneficial for the human body.

Following are the benefits of Gulkand: 

  • Natural Cooling Properties

It has natural cooling properties, which helps treat the ailments that can be caused due to the excess presence of heat in the body. Gukand helps resolves problems that are primarily faced in summers like tiredness, lethargy, itching, aches and pains. In addition, the burning sensations in the hands and toes can also be cured by Gulkand.

It is preserved chiefly and consumed in summers to keep the body temperature cool inside out. The regular consumption of the sweet dried rose petals helps prevent the skin from sunburn or sun poisoning that mainly occurs in the summer season and helps reduce the impact of high heat on the body.

  • Best Rejuvenator For Skin

Gulkand is considered a rich source of antioxidants which helps to detoxify the body from toxic elements. Intake of Gulkand can help you maintain healthy and glamorous glowing skin. It helps to rejuvenate the skin by protecting it from harmful pollution elements like dust. In addition, it removes the excess heat from the body, which automatically removes all the dirty pimples, acne and old blemishes.

  • Cures Constipation

Gulkand helps soften the stool because the presence of sugar helps draw the quantity of liquids in the intestines, which later enables you to get rid of constipation in the pregnancy. 

Consuming Gulkand and food like green vegetables and fruits in daily life, rich in fibre, can cure constipation completely. Gulkand is very safe for pregnant women and kids as well. Taking a half teaspoon of Gulkand in one glass of warm milk before bed can be beneficial in healing constipation.

  • Helps to treat mouth ulcers

Mouth ulcers are prevalent in the summer season because the excess heat helps the ulcers to grow in the mouth. Consuming Gulkand can be beneficial in treating ulcers because it helps remove the excess heat from the body, which gives a soft and cold effect during burning sensation and pain caused in the mouth due to the stubborn ulcers.

  • Helps to relieve the menstrual problems

Gulkand can help relieve the female body from heavy period cramps, heavy menstrual bleeding and other disorders in women. It helps to relax the pelvic muscles of the organs in women and helps in overcoming the unbearable pain. 

  • Antimicrobial properties of Rose

The oil and extracts of rose petals help prevent the growth of harmful bacteria and different kinds of viruses. The consumption of rose petals is an excellent treatment for gastrointestinal problems and infections. The geraniol, citronellol and nerol are the rose essential oils that offer antibacterial properties. Rose oil or Rose petal extracts are also known as the best body lotion for the human body.