Without question, the first home made remedy for anemia is for you feed your body the proper nutrients. Eat a diet that is rich in cereals, dairy products (milk, yogurt and cheese), eggs, vegetables, fruits, meat, poultry and fish, rice, pastas, nuts and dry beans. These have been proven to help boost your immune system.
Secondly, building on the first remedy si to make sure that you are eating plenty of food rich in iron. Examples such as, green leafy vegetable, beets, raisins, prunes, lentils, dried fruits, liver, bran flakes, oysters, brown rice, molasses, and bread and pastas made from hole grain flour.
Thirdly, use herbs that will help your body maintain a good level of iron. Here is a good herbal recipe for anemia: 1/2 to 1 tsp of the tincture of Yellow Dock Root 3 times a day. Or you could use 1/2 to 1 tsp of extract of Dandelion Leaf and / or Dandelion Root or two capsules 2 times a day. You also can eat Dandelion greens in your salads.
# 4, take an organic form of Iron (amino acid chelate): 100 mg of elemental iron daily (Iron aspararte, citrate or picolinate), not the poorly absorbed sulfate which may cause constipation and / or stomach aches.
Take vitamin C (500 mg) which is recommended taken with iron for better absorption. Desiccated liver tablets may be helpful as well. Also, a Folic acid supplement with Vitamin B6 and B12 can and should be used to prevent anemia.
Manganese is essential for people with iron deficiency anemias. Manganese is helpful for protein and fat metabolism, healthy nerves, immune system and blood sugar regulation. Manganese deficiencies may lead to atherosclerosis, confusion, eye problems, hearing problems, heart disorders, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, pancreatic damage, rapid pulse, tooth-grinding, memory loss, tremors, and a tendency to breast ailments.
# 5 could be your hardest remedy if you are an avid coffee and / or tea drinker. You should avoid drinking coffee and tea as these reduce your iron absorption, likewise ingesting antacids. If you can not seem to avoid drinking coffee or tea, at least do what you can to reduce the amount that you do drink. You will find your body will adjust and you will not only reduce your consumption but also save money. (that's another story)
# 6 Cook in iron pots. This has been proven to significantly increase the amount of iron in retained in the foods you cook.
# 7 is for expectant mothers. During your pregnancy it is very important to take the correct nutrients and vitamins for the health you and your baby needs to be healthy. If you know you have anemia, at your time of delivery you may be at risk of losing excess blood that going into shock. Also your baby may have low amounts of iron stored for the first month of life. Use these homemade remedies to reduce the risk of delivery complications.