Sultana Scientific Name

Vitis vinifera ‘Thompson Seedless’

Sultana Other Names

English: Golden Raisins
Hindi: Sultana Kismis

What is Sultana?

Sultana, commonly known as the golden raisin in the US, are light green and color and look like grapes. Similar to grapes, Sultana are sold in both fruit and dried raisin form. It is a soft and sweet fruit that dries quicker than other types of raisins which is why it is so sweet. Sultana, like many other raisins, have a variety of health benefits. It works to lower your blood sugar, decrease inflammation, improve your blood sugar, and support your digestive system.

Common forms of Sultana


Sultana is commonly used for:

  • Relieving constipation
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Strengthening bones
  • Managing weight
  • Maintaining a healthy heart
  • Preventing anemia
  • Preventing gastric cancer

Sultana Dosage

Raisins: 30g throughout the day (in divided portions).

Sultana Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Eating an excessive amount may lead to higher blood sugar.
Not so common side-effects: May cause an increase in weight.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not known.
Children: Not known.

If you suffer from high blood pressure, do not consume too much Sultana.

Where to Buy Sultana in the US?

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