Gulkand is undoubtedly the most delicious Ayurvedic preparation known to mankind. It is made primarily of rose petals which are collected at their peak condition.  

Gulkand has been traditionally used as a cooling tonic to combat fatigue, lethary, mucular aches, biliousness itching, and heat-related conditions. It is good for memory, eyesight, cheerfulness and it is a good blood purifier. It is also naturally rich in calcium and has antioxidant. It can be used year-round by persons of all constitutions, especially Vata and Pitta. Indian Ayurvedic doctors, use it combined with other specific herbs for several types of cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapies.

We obtain rose petals for Kohinoor Gulkand from Pushkar in Rajasthan. (Pushkar is known to grow the best roses in all over India)

Uses of Gulkand :

  • Gulkand is traditionally used as a cooling tonic to combat fatigue, lethargy, muscular aches, biliousness, itching, and heat-related conditions. Nose-bleeding, hemorrage, vomitting of blood and or bitter-sour pitta, excess menstrual discharge, frequent abortions etc are the indications wherein Gulkand gives excellent cooling.

  • Gulkand gives cool feeling to nerves and commonly used in acidity.

  • In today's world filled with stress and strain at every point, it is a good tonic for central nervous system as well as liver. It reduces constipation and strengthens all elements of the body, as per Charak Sanhita. Gulkand also helps reducing hyperacidity. The heat in the Gastro canal, duodenum is removed by Gulkand. In swelling and ulcer of intestines, the acidity shows up in blackish blemishes on forehead, face, blackish circles around eyes, loss of hair etc. Ayurveda describes rose as "Vrishya" meaning strengthening the semen. When semen has less sperms or sperms are getting weakened due to vaginal acidity, such couples will get benefits due to Gulkand.

  • Gulkand is widely used in Pan, Shakes, Sweets, Ice-cream, Confectionary etc.

In addition to the uses mentioned above, the following are other traditional indications for Gulkand:

  • Rose petals are useful for reducing pitta (acidity), heat in the body and problems caused by excess heat. Rosewater is cool, refreshing and reduces eye inflammation and redness. Regulates menstruation and helps reduce excessive menstrual bleeding.

  • Strengthens the teeth and gums.

  • Gulkand relieves heat-related imbalances and clears and tones the intestines.Effective in the treatment of acidity.

  • The rose aroma relaxes the brain and heart.

  • Gulkand is an effective skin tonic which both clarifies and tonifies the skin..

  • It can act as natural deodorant when used regularly.

When it comes to enriching the taste, there are very few alternatives available to our tasteful and exclusive variety of gulkand. Our exquisite range of gulkand showcases substance & flawlessness in optimum manner possible. The base which makes our collection unique lies in our approach where attention is paid to each and every possible aspect.

Kohinoor Gulkand is available in same quality with different packings :

  • Poly Pouch - Available in pouch of 1 Kg, 800 Gms, 500 Gms and 400 Gms 

  • Small Plastic Jar - Available in 800 Gms and 400 Gms Jar.

  • Big Plastic Jar of 4.5 Kg

  • 18 Kg. loose in Tin

Ingredients : Rose Petal & Sugar


(Published in "Global Ayurveda" November 6, 2008 issue)



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