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Anemia natural treatment and other home remedies

Anemia is a condition in which you do not have enough healthy blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to the tissues in your body. When you have this condition, then you will feel weak and tired. In this article, we have listed out some of the best natural anemia home remedy. There are many forms of anemia and each has its own cause. It can be temporary or long – term condition. It can range from mild to severe. There are many symptoms of this condition such as weakness, fatigue, irregular heartbeats, pale or yellowish skin, dizziness or lightheadedness, shortness of breath, cold hands and feet, chest pain and headache. At first, this condition can be mild so it goes unnoticed. But as the anemia worsens, also symptoms of this condition are worsening. When anemia occurs, then your blood does not have enough red blood cells. This can happen if your body destroys red blood cells, bleeding causes you to lose red blood cells more quickly than they can be replaced and your body does not make enough red blood cells. [1] Chronic conditions, pregnancy, menstruation, intestinal disorders and a diet lack in certain vitamins are risk factors which can increase your risk of having anemia. [2] Talk with your doctor before you start using some of the mentioned natural cures for this problem.

Anemia Home Remedy and Natural Treatments


Honey is made from collection of nectar from wide varieties of flowers of different trees. This makes it to have enough quantity of Iron to make it act as a substantial supplement. To get better remedy out of honey you are suppose to prepare a tablespoonful concoction of honey, mix this with lemon juice and add enough apple cider vinegar. Eat this on a daily basis to help supplement the amount of anemia in your body. This is possible because it increases the quantity of hemoglobin in your blood and its richness in iron, manganese and copper are significant in curing anemia. [3]


Apples are not only rich source of iron but they contain other supplements which are significant in treatment of anemia. Including apples in one`s diet, as a supplement is not only a cheap way of curing anemia but it is also among the surest means of getting rid of the condition. To achieve this great result you are expected to eat up to three apples in a day. This is important because the quantity of Iron in three apples is enough to cater for daily need of iron in your body. [4]anemia home remedy

Black Currant

This home treatment will be counterproductive if you soak around ten black currants in water for twelve hours or overnight. Take the soaked black currant in the morning and let it be the first meal you take in the morning. Maintain this practice for a month, and evaluate how effective it is. You have to be cautious not to forget to remove the seed before you eat it.

Iron Pot cooking

Another home based cure method can be using iron pots and cooking vessels made of iron. This can help to increase the quantity of iron in the food being cocked this will help to increase the amount of iron in your body as a result it help to produce more hemoglobin to help combat anemic condition in you.


Beetroot is among the vegetables which are known to be very rich in iron, they have capacity to extract huge amount of iron from the soil and concentrate the in their tubes. This makes the have high concentration of this mineral. Using beetroot as source of iron can take form of extracting the juice from the roots and mixing it with another juice or even taking it minus mixing it. Another effective way that you can use it is by preparing a salad of the fruit. It can be mixed with other vegetables such as spinach juice carrot juice or even apples juice. This mixture has high outcome because all of these vegetables have increased content of the mineral iron in them. [5]

Body Massage

Whole body massage helps to improve overall blood circulation in your body, this is important because it help in availing blood in the various relevant organs which are responsible for production of relevant blood components like the hemoglobin. In this way it helps to cure anemic condition. This practice is more productive when it is done using massage oils like the olive oil, mustard oil or even coconut oil. It improves blood circulation hence preventing anemic conditions.

 Dandelion and Burdock Roots

These two are herbs which are normally used when mixed together to prepare an antidote for anemia. They work in a way that they increase ability of your body`s absorption system to extract iron content from food you are eating into the blood streams. In this way they help to increase the ability of the body to generate enough blood components which help to prevent anemic condition s. a prepared proportion of this when taken on a daily basis is a significant homemade cure.

Yellow Dock Root

Prepare or take 1 teaspoonful of a well prepared tincture of yellow dock roots. Aim at taking the same quantity three times in a day. This helps to cure anemia because it has enough iron concentration which will help to produce blood components which are relevant in prevention and treatment of anemia.


Figs also have a better percentage of iron concentration; this makes them to be a better source of iron for curing anemic conditions. When you take around 4 figs on a daily basis your body will be well supplied with enough iron to help you fight anemia. This can be done by soaking them in water overnight then taking them very early in the moaning on a daily basis.

Tomato Juice

Tomatoes are other vegetables with substantial iron content, when this is mixed with other fruits with iron like lemon or apple the percentage goes up to a level that can support enough quantity of iron needed by the body on a daily basis. Therefore when using this solution as one of the cures for anemic condition it is important that you take it on a daily basis till better outcome is achieved.

Cold Bath

Cold baths have also been cited to be good in improving blood circulation in the body and to other various organs. When this is employed you are supposed to take cold baths twice in a day, this should be at least. In this way it will help to boost your blood circulation hence improving the rate at which iron is absorbed in your body system.


Banana have substantial amount of iron in them, this concentration increases when the fruit is ripe. In this way it increases the iron level in the blood which in turn promotes the red blood cells count hence preventing anemia. When this practice is coupled with two table spoonful of honey the outcome is even better. [6]


You can also use almonds at home to cure anemia instead of depending on medicine, what you are expected of it to soak around seven of them in water allow them to stay for an overnight, then in the morning peel off their skin and eat them. Repeat the practice for a period of one month and wait for the best and an amazing outcome.


It is another vegetable that is rich in iron actually the high iron content in it is the reason why it has dark green leaves. When you incorporate spinach in your meals you are adding iron constantly to your body system. In this way you increase the affinity of generation of red blood cells in your system this in return helps to increase red blood cells count which help to prevent or cure anemia. This can work even best when the juice from spinach is mixed with honey.


When preparing milk for treatment of anemia condition it will be very productive if you incorporate seven black pepper balls in about 200 ml of milk. This should then be properly boiled in a vessel made of iron. The resultant product is god enough to defend you from iron deficiency and promote hemoglobin production in the body.

Ferrum Metallicum

There are other cases where iron cannot be used as potential cure for anemia this is despite it allopathic as well as homeopathic abilities in remedying anemia. In this case substances such as Ferrum Metallicum acts as important treatment for instance when an individual is suffering from plethora and his or her face as turned pale. [7]


[1] Pauling L, Itano HA, Singer SJ, Wells IC. Sickle cell anemia, a molecular disease. Science. 1949;110(2865):543-8.

[2] Weiss G, Goodnough LT. Anemia of chronic disease. New England Journal of Medicine. 2005;352(10):1011-23.

[3] El-Dahtory FAM, Yahia S. Cytoprotective effect of honey against chromosomal breakage in fanconi anemia patients in vitro. Indian Journal of Human Genetics. 2011;17(2):77-81.

[4] Maryse N. Preventive action of apples on anemia induced by fat-feeding in rabbits. Nutrition Reports International (USA). 1986.

[5] Jaiswal A, Ganeshpurkar A, Awasthi A, et al. Protective effects of beetroot extract against phenyl hydrazine induced anemia in rats. Pharmacognosy Journal. 2014;6(5):1-4.

[6] Chauhan SP, Sheth N, Suhagia B. Haematinic evaluation of fruits of Opuntia elatior mill. On mercuric chloride induced anemia in rats. International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy (IJRAP). 2014;5(1):115-22.

[7] Naik S. Clinical study of ferrum phosphoricum in the management of iron deficiency anaemia (Doctoral dissertation, RGUHS). 2010.

Dr. Emil Sarsath (aka) Vijila, a licensed naturopathic doctor (BSMS) who always ensures his patients receive compassionate, and individualized care. He has extensive experience in primary care, digestive health, mental health, nervous system disorder and more.Area of Expertise – Naturopathic Medicine, Whole Foods-based Nutrition, Siddha, Panchakarma.She is always available through [email protected]


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