There is a famous proverb “Take time to smell the roses” and there’s a good reason for it.
It reminds us to reconnect with nature, to feel refreshed and reinvigorated.
Talking about roses, did you know that they not only are fragrant, but also taste delicious as well! To extract the essence of rose petals and make them palatable, they are sun-dried and mixed with honey. This simple preparation is known a Rose Gulkand. While it has been popularised as a mouth freshener, its benefits extend far beyond its sweet taste.
The five top health benefits of Gulkand include amongst others a cooling agent, promoting sound sleep, powerful antioxidant, constipation and acidity prevention and relief from menstrual pains. Read on to understand how just by consuming Gulkand its can support your healing process
Natural Coolant: Gulkand has cooling properties. It helps alleviating all types of ailments caused due to excess body heat such as tiredness, lethargy, itching, aches and pains. It also helps in reducing burning sensations in the soles and palms. While it’s a natural remedy for children’s nosebleed, in the case of mouth ulcers, it not only reduces body heat, but also sooths pain. Regular intake also helps prevent sunburn.
Helps Sound Sleep: Milk with Gulkand, when consumed at bedtime are natural coolants which also help to help calm the mind. By beating stress and fatigue they promote sound and restful sleep.
Powerful Antioxidant: Gulkand is a rich source of antioxidants which help to detoxify the body and purify the blood. Thus, not only prevents the occurrence of various skin problems like acne, boils, whiteheads etc but also reducing excessive perspiration and foul body odour issues. This results in a clear complexion and a healthy and glowing skin.
Prevents Constipation & Acidity: Consuming Gulkand along with foods rich in fibres regularly, such as fruits and vegetables, can help relieve constipation. It helps improve the health of the gut flora and the intestinal mucus. It can also reduce the incidence of acidity.
Relieves from Menstrual Pains: Gulkand relaxes the muscles of the reproductive organs in women and helps overcoming menstrual pain. By doing so, it relives discomfort arising from heavy bleeding, white discharge and other menstrual disorders.
From the above, its amply clear, that apart from its savoury uses, Gulkand has numerous other health benefits. Benefits that not only help alleviate health disorders, relieve pain but also gives us a healthy and glowing complexion.
Relish it either directly, or by adding it to other savouries like milkshakes, ice creams or kheer to enjoy its health benefits.
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