Gulkand (250g)

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  • Our Gulkand is crafted without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product.
  • Our organic Gulkand is made from non-genetically modified rose petals, upholding our commitment to providing non-GMO options.
  • Produced through environmentally friendly practices, our Gulkand is sourced from dedicated organic farmers who utilise green manure and compost to enhance soil fertility while minimising environmental impact.
  • Gulkand is renowned for its cooling effect on the body, making it a popular remedy for heat-related ailments such as sunstroke and dehydration.
  • Gulkand aids digestion by promoting the secretion of digestive enzymes and improving gut health, reducing symptoms of indigestion and acidity.
  • Gulkand is packed with antioxidants that help neutralise free radicals, reducing oxidative stress and lowering the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Regular consumption of Gulkand is believed to improve skin complexion, texture, and overall skin health due to its detoxifying and blood-purifying properties.
  • Gulkand can be used in a wide range of culinary creations, including traditional sweets, ice creams, milkshakes, smoothies, and even savoury dishes, offering a delightful floral twist to recipes.
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Gulkand (250g)

Gulkand (250g)

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Gulkand, a traditional Indian delicacy, finds its origins in ancient Persia, where it was known as "Gulqand." Introduced to India during the Mughal era, gulkand gained popularity for its sweet and floral flavour. The scientific name of this product is "Rosa centifolia," and it belongs to the Rosaceae family. 

We source our Gulkand directly from trusted and reliable sources in Karnataka. An interesting fact about gulkand is its use in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for its cooling properties and its ability to balance the doshas, particularly in hot climates. Health-wise, gulkand is believed to aid digestion, improve skin health, and act as a natural coolant for the body. Culinary-wise, it is used as a flavouring agent in various sweets, desserts, drinks, and even savoury dishes, adding a unique floral sweetness to culinary creations.

Gulkand Benefits:

  • Gulkand is renowned for its cooling effect on the body, making it a popular remedy for heat-related ailments such as sunstroke and dehydration.

  • Gulkand aids digestion by promoting the secretion of digestive enzymes and improving gut health, reducing symptoms of indigestion and acidity.

  • Gulkand is packed with antioxidants that help neutralise free radicals, reducing oxidative stress and lowering the risk of chronic diseases.

  • Regular consumption of Gulkand is believed to improve skin complexion, texture, and overall skin health due to its detoxifying and blood-purifying properties.

  • The natural laxative properties of Gulkand help regulate bowel movements, relieve constipation, and promote gastrointestinal health.

  • According to Ayurveda, Gulkand helps balance the Pitta dosha, making it beneficial for individuals prone to heat-related imbalances and skin issues.

  • Gulkand can be used in a wide range of culinary creations, including traditional sweets, ice creams, milkshakes, smoothies, and even savoury dishes, offering a delightful floral twist to recipes.

  • Gulkand adds a unique floral sweetness to a variety of dishes, desserts, and beverages, enhancing their flavour profile with its distinctive aroma and taste.

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FAQ's

What is Gulkand? 

Gulkand is a traditional Indian sweet preserve made from fresh rose petals and sugar. It has a rich, floral taste and is often used in various desserts and beverages.

How is Gulkand made? 

Gulkand is made by layering fresh rose petals and sugar in a jar, which is then kept in sunlight for several weeks. This process allows the mixture to naturally ferment, enhancing its flavour and medicinal properties.

What are the health benefits of Gulkand? 

Gulkand is known for its cooling properties and can help reduce heat-related ailments. It's also beneficial for digestion, skin health, and can act as a natural detoxifier.

Is Gulkand suitable for children? 

Gulkand can be given to children in small quantities. It's a natural and safe sweet treat that can also help with digestive issues, though it's best to consult with a paediatrician if you have any concerns.

How can I incorporate Gulkand into my diet? 

Gulkand can be enjoyed on its own or used as a topping for desserts, in milkshakes, and smoothies. It can also be added to yoghurt, spread on toast, or used as a filling in pastries and parathas.

Does Gulkand have any side effects? 

Gulkand is generally safe when consumed in moderation. However, excessive consumption may lead to weight gain or increased sugar levels, so it's best enjoyed in small amounts.

What is the best time to eat Gulkand? 

Gulkand can be eaten any time of the day, but many prefer to consume it after meals to aid digestion and reduce sugar cravings. It can also be taken at night to promote restful sleep.

Can diabetics consume Gulkand? 

Diabetics should be cautious with Gulkand due to its sugar content. It's advisable to consult a healthcare professional before including it in a diabetic diet.