Natural remedies for Anemia
Anemia the numbers of red blood cells decrease or we can say that the percentage of hemoglobin gets decreased. There are many types of Anemia, but most common one is caused by the deficiency of Iron in blood.
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The causative Factors include bleeding in women such as heavy periods during menstruation, piles or hemorrhoids, poor diet, loss of blood due to injury, low production of RBC, deficiency of Iron, deficiency of vitamins like Vit C, Vit B12, B6, Folic acid etc.
The symptoms include fatigue, weakness, headaches; discoloration of nails and lips, indigestion, flatulence, hand and feet remains cold, hair loss, numbness, sometimes poor concentration and dull looking skin.
Natural remedies for Anemia that are useful-
Sesame seeds and brown sugar should be taken regularly as they are rich in Iron.
Mix beetroot juice and apple juice in equal parts add brown sugar or honey to it and drink it.
Eat figs daily.
Avoid coffee and tea.
Drum Stick leaves are rich in Iron hence they can be used in Anemia. If leaves are not available take herbal supplements of the same.
Take Spinach juice or Grape juice daily.
Add 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder in plain yogurt and take it on empty stomach.
Higher intake of Vitamin B12 is also useful to treat Anemia.
Eat lots of green vegetables.
Try to include Iron rich food like brown rice, lentils, raisins, prunes, bread and pastas made from whole grain flour.
Take Indian gooseberry juice daily.
Mix powders of Turmeric and Tinospora is equal parts and take ½ teaspoon thrice daily with honey.
Take powder of Spirulina.
Do yoga regularly, if health permits.
If constipation occurs, take Triphala powder 1 teaspoon with warm water or take as supplements.
Soak Almonds in water over night, then peel of the skin of Almonds, make a paste of this and eat it.
As I mentioned earlier, in most chronic and severe cases of Anemia it is important to take advice of a medical professional. I hope the above natural remedies for Anemia and related problems help all people that are trying to address this condition.
Dr. Veena Deo is a Clinical research investigator, Naturopathic/ Ayurveda Doctor and also a new product developer in the field of herbal supplements. All information provided above is for educational purposes only.