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Home Remedies for Anaemia

Anaemia is a condition in which there is a decrease in the amount of hemoglobin or the number of RBC's in the blood, usually caused due to the deficiency of iron.

Home Remedies By Meenakshi Chaudhary / Apr 05, 2014


Anaemia is a condition in which there is a decrease in the amount of hemoglobin or the number of RBCs in the blood, usually caused due to the deficiency of iron. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


Almonds are rich source of protein and iron which makes it an effective natural remedy for anaemia. They also contain copper, vitamins B1, B2 and E and Zinc. However the nut is not easy to digest. Soak them overnight in water to make them easier to digest. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


Jaggery, the dark-coloured sugar substitute, is an excellent source of iron and regular consumption of jaggery can help improve your hemoglobin levels. It is very popular home remedy for anaemia in Indian households.Image Courtesy: Getty Images


Walnuts are packed with omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids. They also contain ample amount iron content. If you are trying to improve your hemoglobin, make walnut your favorite snack. However be sure to eat raw walnuts since they lose most of the health benefits during cooking. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


Pomegranate is a rich source of iron and minerals like calcium and magnesium. It also contains vitamin C which helps to improve the absorption of dietary iron and this makes it one of the best natural remedies for anemia. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


Another effective home remedy for anaemia are Pistachios which are rich in the antioxidant gamma-tocopherol, iron and potassium and vitamin B6. Eat this nut for improved hemoglobin without any worry of getting too many calories since pistachios offer less than four calories each. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


Shatavari which is obtained from the plant Asparagus racemosus, has been considered an effective natural remedy for anemia in Ayurveda. It can be taken as a syrup of with milk along with regular iron rich diet. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


Another healthy and effective home remedy for anemia comes from hazelnuts which are quite rich in iron, protein, and potassium. It is one of the best sources of plant origin for iron and offer about 5.8 mg iron content per 100g. They are also rich source of complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, calcium, potassium and vitamin E. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Green Leafy vegetables

Green leafy vegetables like spinach, fenugreek and coriander are great source of iron as well as folic acid. These green vegetables make an amazing home remedy for anemia. Make sure to add them to your diet for improved hemoglobin. Image Courtesy : Getty Image


Cashews are rich source of iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, folic acid, vitamin E and omega-3 and 6 essential fats. If you need to fight your anaemia naturally, grab a handful of cashew nuts during snack time to improve the hemoglobin. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


Peanuts are a rich source of protein, niacin and vitamins E, B1, B6. They are also rich in copper, zinc and iron. Eat peanuts for high iron intake and improved hemoglobin count. Make the nut your handy remedy to anemia. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


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