There is another type of Anemia called "Pica". In this kind of Anemia you may have rare cravings, in which you will want to eat substances other than food, such as, coal, dirt, starch or hair; this kind of Anemia is usually the sign of a nutritional deficiency.
Firstly, avoid drinking tea and coffee immediately after meals as they interfere in the absorption of iron from the food. Juice of beetroot (chakunder) taken 2-times daily is an excellent remedy for anemia especially for children and teenagers. If it is not possible, soak 12 currants (munnakas) in water overnight. Remove seeds and eat them regularly in the morning for minimum 4-weeks.

Home Remedies for Anemia Recommended

Home Remedies for anemia #1 It's very important to get the proper nutrients into the body. Eating a diet rich in cereals, rice, pastas, dairy products (milk, yogurt and cheese), vegetables and fruits, meat, poultry and fish, and finally dry beans, eggs, and nuts. Has been proven to help boost the immune system.

Home Remedies for anemia #2 Make sure you are eating plenty of iron rich food, such as, liver, green leafy vegetable, beets, dried fruits, bran flake, oysters, brown rice, lentils and molasses, raisins, prunes; breads and pastas made from hole grain flour.

Home Remedies for anemia #3 Avoid drinking coffee, tea and ingesting antacids, because they decrease iron absorption.

Home Remedies for anemia #4 Try to cook in iron pots; it is proven that doing it can significantly increases the amount of iron in your foods.

Home Remedies for anemia #5 During your pregnancy it's important to take the correct vitamins that will help you and your baby to be healthy.

Home Remedies for anemia #6 In addition take an organic form of Iron ( amino acid chelate ): 100 mg of elemental Iron daily (Iron aspararte, citrate or picolinate ), not the poorly absorbed sulphate which may cause constipation and/or stomachache. Vitamin C (500 mg), it's recommended to be taken with iron for better absorption. Desiccated liver tablets may be helpful as well and a Folic acid supplement, with Vitamin B6 and B12 should be used to prevent anemia.

Home Remedies for anemia #7 Also herbs can help your body to maintain a good level of iron, such as:

1/2 to 1 tsp. of the tincture of Yellow dock root three times daily, or 1/2 to 1 tsp. of extract of Dandelion leaf and or root or two capsules twice daily, or Eat Dandelion greens in your salads.

Manganese is helpful for protein and fat metabolism, healthy nerves, immune system and blood sugar regulation. Manganese is essential for people with iron deficiency anemias. 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.