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Also Known As : Rose petal jam, Rose petal jelly, Rose jam


Taste Profile

It has rich and sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Gulkand is a main ingredient in paan.
  2. It can also be used in sweet dishes, rose flavoured teas and drinks.

Common names and forms

  1. Dried Gulkand
  2. Soaked Gulkand


Gulkand is made of rose petals. Rose petals are mixed with sugar in a jar and then sun- dried for hours.

Health benefits

  • Gulkand is helpful in treating constipation in pregnancy and in kids.(1)
  • It is beneficial for curing nose bleeding in children.(1)
  • It is useful to treat heartburn, indigestion and stomach pain.(1)

Selection Guide

Make sure that the rose petals to be used are firm, bright red in colour and without any spots. For readymade gulkand, check the “best before” date.


Diabetic patients must avoid taking gulkand because it is high in sugar and can increase blood sugar levels.(2)

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