The word Gulkand is derived from 'gul', which means rose, and khand'', which means sweet. Because gulkand is a sweet preserve made from rose petals, it is quite easy to prepare and is considered to be one of the best ayurvedic medicines. Here are some of the health benefits of gulkand. Image Source: www.pankajakasthuri.in
Take two teaspoonful of gulkand before stepping out in the sun during summer. It prevents sunstroke by cooling the body. It will also help you prevent nosebleeds that occur due to the build-up of excessive heat in the body. Try it to experience the effects.
Gulkand is helpful in pacifying excess pitta in the body which can cause heat build-up. This keeps the body cool. It not only alleviates heat-related symptoms such as lethargy, rashes, aches and pains, but it also reduces burning sensations in soles and palms.
Consumption of gulkand is known to be very effective in enhancing memory. Since it is a powerful antioxidant, it also improves eyesight over time. Regular consumption can keep your memory and eyes working properly.
Have one or two teaspoonfuls of gulkand daily to reduce stomach heat and acidity. The consumption of gulkand on regular basis also improves appetite and enhances digestion to keep you at ease. Moreover, it prevents irritation in stomach's lining.
Gulkand does wonders for your skin as well. It removes toxins from the body, purifies blood and thereby, prevents various skin problems like blackheads, acne, pimples and rashes.
Due to the conducive effect of gulkand, it can be given to patients with cardiac problems along with other drugs. Gulkand acts as a catalyst and facilitates effective uptake of these medicines by the body thereby controlling various heart ailments like palpitation, arrhythmia and hypertension or high blood pressure.
Gulkand reduces heat in the stomach, treats ulcers as well as swelling in the intestine. It is also effective in treating mouth ulcers and reducing redness and inflammation of the eyes. Image Source: Getty
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