Gulkand and its benefits
You will be surprised to know that one of the sophisticated flower that is Rose Flower also carry medicinal benefits. Petals of rose flower are preserved in the form of sweet jam popularly known as Gulkand. It preserved in airtight glass jar and exposed to sunlight for few hours for early few weeks of preparation.
This Ayurvedic tonic has been proved to carry numerous health benefits mainly due to its cooling properties. It helps in reduction of body heat, eye inflammation, redness, helps in strengthening teeth and gums, treatment of acidity etc. Soft drinks added or prepared with gulkand is one of the good refreshment drinks helps to fight against tiredness, lethargy and gives freshness. It is also good reliever for itching, aches and pains reducing the burning sensation due to heat. It is also helpful in treating mouth ulcers. Gulkand is one of the excellent digestive tonics that help in improving digestion and individual's appetite. It is also helpful in purification of blood and removing toxins from the body. This in turn helps in fighting various skin problems such as acne, boils and whiteheads giving a beautiful and glowing skin. Foul body odour and excessive sweating is effectively reduced with the consumption of gulkand. As it has excellent cooling properties, it is advisable to take two teaspoons of gulkand before stepping into sun. This helps in prevention from sunstroke and nostrils bleeding. It is also effective in reducing stress and calms down the nervous system.