Unlocking the Power of Plants: Herbal Remedies for Anemia

Authors

  • Sidra Zubair Department of Pharmacology, Jinnah University for Women Karachi, Pakistan Author
  • Anila Sharif Department of Pharmacology, Jinnah University for Women Karachi, Pakistan Author
  • Sabahat Abdullah Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Karachi, 75270, Pakistan Author
  • Anum Liaquat Department of Food Science and Technology, Jinnah university for Women Karachi, Pakistan Author
  • Muteeba sheikh Department of Pharmacology, Jinnah University for Women Karachi, Pakistan Author

Keywords:

Anemia, herbal treatment, sickle cell anemia, red blood cells, iron deficiency anemia

Abstract

This literature investigates the efficacy of herbal remedies in addressing anemia, which is a prevalent blood disorder characterized by insufficient red blood cells to meet the body’s physiological demand. Focusing on sickle cell anemia, bone marrow and stem cell diseases, vitamin deficiency anemia, iron deficiency anemia. The study examines causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and conventional treatments. Sickle cell anemia affecting specific population causes recurrent pain, low red blood cells and infections. Diagnosis involves complete blood cell count (CBC) and hemoglobin electrophoresis with treatments ranging from malaria preventions and bone marrow transplantation. The review also determine bone marrow and stem cell problems like aplastic anemia, its diagnosis and its treatment like stem cell transplant and blood transfusion. In addition the conventional treatment is also explain in this review such that herbal remedies like yellow dock root and stinging nettle, dandelion and burdock, alfalfa, spirulina, parsley and dang quai and many others. The importance of spleen-nourishing food meat and beans rich in iron. The study also brief about the ayurvedic treatments like purgation therapy, punarnava mandura and yoga in regulating blood.

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Published

2023-12-30