Try These 5 Healthy Drinks that May Help When Recovering from Anemia

If you want to treat anemia, you should consult your doctor before using these remedies to make sure that there are no contraindications by taking them.
Try These 5 Healthy Drinks that May Help When Recovering from Anemia
Elisa Morales Lupayante

Reviewed and approved by the pedagogue in physical education and nutritionist Elisa Morales Lupayante.

Last update: 26 May, 2022

Other than medical treatment, there are natural remedies that can make symptoms easy to manage when recovering from anemia. 

Don’t forget to try them!
Anemia is a condition that occurs when hemoglobin levels in the blood are low. A lack of iron is almost always the cause of this condition.

This means that a lesser amount of oxygen is carried to the cells and tissues of the body. As a result,  the muscles are weak, it’s more difficult to concentrate, and many experience skin and hair problems.

This condition can occur due to a low consumption of iron or low absorption of iron. However, certain cases are caused by hemorrhages, kidney failures and complications from surgery.

In any case, it is essential to seek treatment.  If anemia is allowed to advance, it can result in major problems, such as tachycardia, hypertension, and memory deterioration. The recovery process may be slow, but there are some drinks that may help you when recovering from anemia.

Healthy drinks to help when recovering from anemia

1. Carrot, radish, and watercress juice

Carrot juice

Because of its iron, potassium, and zinc content, this natural juice may help with the recovery process of anemia.

Drinking this promotes the production of red blood cells. Among other things, it improves circulation to increase oxygenation of the cells.


  • 1 carrot
  • 1 radish
  • 3 watercress leaves
  • 1 glass of water


  • Peel the carrot and cut it into several slices, then put it in the blender.
  • Afterwards, cut the radish, wash the watercress and pour it over the carrot.
  • Finally, add a glass of water and process all of the ingredients, until you obtain an homogeneous drink.

How to use

Drink this on an empty stomach, every day when you’re recovering from anemia.

2. Alfalfa, horsetail, and stinging nettle drink

The combination of ingredients in this natural drink offers the body vitamins, minerals and powerful antioxidants.   Together, they’re a powerful aid in the recovery process for anemia.

They improve the quality of the blood and help to stop the loss of  nutrients which produces weakness and fatigue


  • 1 teaspoon of alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 teaspoon of horsetail
  • 1/2 tablespoon of green nettle
  • 1 cup of water


  • Add the plants to a cup of water in a pan.
  • Let the drink boil for 3 to 5 minutes, then take it off the heat.
  • Finally, let it sit until it reaches room temperature and then strain it.

How to use

Drink a cup of the infusion daily at mid-morning.

3. White wine and fennel seeds

Glass of white wine

Due to its contents of antioxidants, essential minerals, and fatty acids, white wine and fennel work as complements to increase the production of red blood cells Therefore, they’re a great way to supplement your diet when recovering from anemia.


  • 2 cups of white wine
  • 3 tablespoons of fennel seeds


  • Add the seeds to a container with the white wine.
  • Cover the drink and let it steep for 5 or 6 days.

How to use

Strain the preparation and drink one cup daily.
Note:  This remedy is not appropriate for minors.

4. Milk and celery

If you’re not lactose intolerant, this remedy can be a good complement to fight the symptoms of anemia.

It contains iron, folic acid, and antioxidant components that help to improve the quality of the blood to optimize cellular oxygenation.


  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 1 cup of milk


  • Put a cup of milk to boil and when it reaches a boil, add the celery.
  • Let the drink sit until it reaches room temperature, for about 10 to 15 minutes.

How to use

Drink this preparation once a day while recovering from anemia.

5. Grape and parsley juice

Grapes contain an antioxidant known as resveratrol. This helps clean toxins from the blood to avoid deterioration of the cells.

The properties of parsley strengthen the effects of this treatment. This is an effective treatment for anemia.


  • 1/2 cup of dark grapes
  • 2 sprigs of fresh parsley
  • 1 glass of water


  • Wash the grapes and mix them in the blender with the parsley and water.
  • Be sure that the drink is mixed well and strain it.

How to use

Drink the juice after breakfast, for 2 or 3 weeks in a row.
Were you diagnosed with anemia? Do you feel weak and tired? If so, encourage yourself to try any of these drinks mentioned and enjoy their natural benefits.
If you’re taking medical treatment, consult your specialist before trying these remedies.

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