10 Natural Ways to Increase Hemoglobin Level in 2 Weeks

Red blood cells consist of a protein called hemoglobin. The main function of hemoglobin is to carry oxygen from the lungs to other organs of the body. And inversely, it carries carbon dioxide from the organs back to the lungs and out from the body. A low level of hemoglobin means a less oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. It causes anemia which is a very common disease among children and adults. The person suffering from anemia feels tired and lethargic very easily.

5 Natural Ways to Increase Hemoglobin Level
5 Natural Ways to Increase Hemoglobin Level

According to National Heart anaemia is caused due to unbalanced and unhealthy diet, excess blood loss and pregnancy.

A healthy body has the following hemoglobin levels in their body

  • 14 to 18 g/dl for adult men, and
  • 12 to 16 g/dl for adult women.
5 Natural Ways to Increase Hemoglobin Level
5 Natural Ways to Increase Hemoglobin Level

Symptoms of Low Haemoglobin level

The symptoms of anemia start appearing when the haemoglobin level drops below 8gm. An anemic patient suffers from weakness, low blood pressure, lack of concentration, and less energyThe below mentioned can be the indicators of low hemoglobin level

  • Extreme fatigue/ tiredness
  • Bruising easily
  • Fainting spells
  • Lack of blood clotting
  • Weak bones
  • Sore tongue
  • Lack of concentration

Here are some ways to increase the hemoglobin level:

Include Spinach in your Diet

Add spinach to your diet. Spinach is a rich source of iron. Hemoglobin consists of a large part of iron. Spinach can be consumed in many ways either as vegetable soup or spinach juice is highly beneficial for the body.

Eat Iron-Rich Foods

Iron deficiency is the most common cause of low hemoglobin levels as per the National Anemia Action Council. Increase the amount of iron-rich food in your diets such as onion, green leafy vegetables, banana, grapes, tomato, broccoli, soybean, pomegranate, apricot, watermelon, prunes, pumpkin seeds, dates, almonds, raisins, amla, and jaggery

Add Beetroot to your Diet

Beetroot is also an excellent way to increase the hemoglobin level in the body. It is high in iron, folic acid as well as fiber, and potassium. A glass of plain beetroot juice does wonder to increase the red blood cell level in your body in just 7 days.

Increase Vitamin B12 in You Diet

Increase the intake of Vitamin b12 in the diet, including eggs, meat, fish, fortified cereals, poultry, and soy-milk.

Drink Nettle Tea

Place 2 teaspoons of dried nettle leaves into a cup of hot water and let it brew for 10 minutes. You may add honey to sweeten Nettle Tea preparation. Nettle herb is a good source of iron, B vitamins, vitamin C, and other vitamins that can help increase hemoglobin.

Eat Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a very rich source of iron, calcium, protein, carbohydrates, and fiber. All the good compounds that help increase blood count in our body and promote healthy blood flow. You can eat a pomegranate or consume it a juice daily with breakfast.

Avoid Following Food

Avoid intake of beverages like

  • tea
  • coffee
  • aerated drinks/ cola
  • Alcoholic beverages like wine and beer, and
  • also over the counter antacids 

especially after meals as they have the tendency to absorb the iron content from the meals.

Perform Physical Exercises

Moderate to high-intensity workouts are very important to increase blood count in our body. Performing exercises indicates a body to produces more hemoglobin to meet the increasing demand for oxygen during a workout.

Increase Vitamin C Intake

Low hemoglobin levels can also be due to vitamin C deficiency. One can increase their Vitamin C intake by consuming food like Gooseberries or Amla are treated as an excellent source of Vitamin C, it also contains iron. Similarly, Apples are also a good source of iron. Try to have gooseberries and apple empty stomach a little before meals, it let the body absorb the nutrients faster. Iron cannot be fully absorbed by the body without the help of Vitamin C. Other sources of natural Vitamin C are vitamin C like papaya, oranges, lemon, strawberries, bell peppers, broccoli, grapefruit, tomatoes, and spinach.

Other Food that increases Hemoglobin Levels

  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Dates
  • Watermelon
  • Pulses/ Legumes
  • Whole-grain bread, cereals, and pasta
  • Yogurts/ Curd
  • Strawberries
  • Guava
  • Kiwi
  • Papaya
  • Grapefruit
  • Spearmint leaves (Pudina)
  • Basil leaves (Tulsi)
  • Coriander (Dhania)
  • Bay leaf (Tej Patta)

By consuming mentioned fruits, vegetables, and other items, one can see a remarkable increase in the hemoglobin levels of the body within a span of 2 weeks. If you know of any other ways, do share your tips on how to increase Hemoglobin levels in both men and women.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”

17 thoughts on “10 Natural Ways to Increase Hemoglobin Level in 2 Weeks

  1. Dear Madam,
    Your answers are very usefull give me some more tips to increase my Hemoglobin level.

  2. My husband is a kidney patient having english medicine and suffering from anemic please advise some home remedy to raise haemoglobine level, which comes down to 9.0

  3. One can have Anjeer, Munnaka, guava, dates, banana trunk white portion crushed and juice extracted, sugar cane juice, pomegranate juice, amla juice, aloevera juice, palak juice etc to increase haemoglobin level in blood.avoid taking oil and fatty food.

  4. Thank you Bijoylakshmi, for the information provided on tips to increase hemoglobin.

    pls suggest me on my email address

  6. Hi Shekar,

    The above-mentioned remedies may help in increasing hemoglobin but please make sure to consult a doctor before following the remedies in your case, as your Grandpa is suffering from other ailment also.

    Health Veda

  7. My wife is suffering from kidney problem. We are not yet clear whether it’s acute or chronic. Right now her creatinine level is 1.53, Hb 8.80, protein creatinine ratio 0.98.Is there any specific diet or medicine that can be given to her? The doctor says she needs to be administered with isofer 500 mg once in 100 ml NS and zynesp 40 mcg once a week. Is there is no option other than this injection to improve Hb level?

  8. Hi.. ..
    2 years back I got a dengue fever, I took a treatment. But after that my skin lost glow, hair fall, skin is very dull and dry. Little gastric. i’m 20 years age. Please help me how can I get my glowing skin back. Thanks in advance. Please requesting you..

  9. I have enough iron in my body but the red cells cannot absorb it and that leads to drastic low haemoglobin. My blood result otherwise is normal. I don’t have any other medical problems except for a fatty liver. Would appreciate your reply urgently please.

  10. Dear Sir/Madam,

    I am 77 yrs. old Man. My Hemoglobin Level Is 7.5.Sometime this level increase to 8.5 and sometime it become down. I am always take FOLVITE TableT for Folic Acid since 4/5 years.When I take any Ayurveda IRON TONIC OR CAPSULS, level increase but when stop, level going down. How can I increase my hb% and Steady the level. Eagerly waiting your MAIL

  11. My blood unit is 8.6 six and now m jst 23 years old ..Please tell me how increase my Blood in a month .because i have only 3 months for my marriage..

  12. Hi Pumit,

    You can try having the above remedies to increase hemoglobin, apart from dietary changes to lifestyle is also key to getting a healthy body. Consult your physician for the best advice as the current hemoglobin level that you have is very low.

    Stay Healthy
    Team Health Veda

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