Anemia (Home Remedies)

Anemia is a disorder, which results from decrease in the concentration of red blood cells or hemoglobin. One of the main functions of hemoglobin is to carry oxygen to tissues and anemia results in decreased oxygen carrying capacity of blood. Symptoms associated with anemia are dizziness and unconsciousness. People with acute anemia feel tired and look pale.

 

  • 1 Cup beetroot juice, 1 cup of apple juice, mixed with either sugar or honey once a day.
  • Consume a ripe banana with 1 tbsp of honey 2 times a day.
  • Soak 10 currants overnight. Remove seeds and have for 3-4 weeks and have first thing in the morning .
  • Drink a mixture of apple and tomato juice.
  • Eat a lot of green leafy vegetables.
  • Honey-It is very good for an anemic person because it helps increase the haemoglobin in the blood. It is rich in iron, copper and manganese.
  • A proper, well-balanced diet is very beneficial for anemic people. Their diet should constitute of cereals, rice, pastas, dairy products (milk, yogurt and cheese), dry beans, eggs, vegetables and fruits, meat, poultry, fish and nuts.
  • Foods rich in iron are also effective in curing anemia. Liver, green leafy vegetable, beets, dried fruits, bran flake, oysters, brown rice, lentils molasses, raisins and prunes have high iron content. Breads and pastas made from whole grain flour are also high in iron. Try to include all these food items in your diet.
  • Food items cooked in iron pots get increased iron content. Thus, cooking food in iron pots can prove to be effective in curing anemia.
  • The term ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is suitable in case of anemia. Try to consume 2 to 3 apples on a daily basis. They have rich iron content and thus, are helpful in treating anemia.
  • While anemic people are recommended to have food rich in iron content, Vitamin C is required for the absorption of iron. Try to include lots of citrus fruits in your diet, such as orange, lemon, etc.
  • Vitamin B12 is very helpful in curing anemia. Animal protein and organic meats, like kidney and liver, are considered to be good sources of this vitamin. Consuming them will prove to be beneficial for those suffering from anemia.
  • Consumption of beetroot, as a cooked vegetable or in salad, is one of the best home remedies for anemia. You can also consume beetroot juice for the purpose.
  • Sun bath is also recommended for anemic people, as it increases the production of red blood cells.
  • Anemia can be cured by eating about 1/2 to 1 tsp. of the tincture of Yellow dock root, thrice in a day. You can also go for 1/2 to 1 tsp of extract of dandelion leaf and/or root, twice a day.
  • Consumption of a ripe banana; mashed and mixed with a tablespoon of honey, will prove to be beneficial in treating anemia.
  • Apple and tomato juice have been found to be beneficial in treating anemia. Consume a glass of each, at least once in a day.
  • Soak about 7 almonds, in water, overnight. Throw away the water in the morning, peel off the skin of almonds and grind them, to form a paste. Have this paste in the morning, for at least three months.
  • Anemic can benefit from a combination of apple cider vinegar and blackstrap molasses. Combine 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar and 2 tsp of blackstrap molasses and add 1 cup water. Drink this decoction once a day.
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