Understanding Anemia


Jensen, Dr Bernard  Dr Jensen's Guide to Body Chemistry & Nutrition  Chapter 5 The Blood Builders section Cobalt (Vitamin B12)  Do NOT mistake insufficient folic acid (vitamin B9) cause of anemia for insufficient B12 cause of anemia.  Folic acid supplements help to make new red blood cells and will mask a B12 anemia.  A daily good quality multiple B vitamin will help both adult and fetus.


spina_bifida.htm  Vitamin B9 = folic acid is essential as a part of prenatal care/during gestation of fetus.


Anemia Alternative Medicine


Kelp (seaweed/sea vegetables) added to the diet helps reverse anemia Burtis, C. Edward  Nature's Miracle Medicine Chest  Arco publishing

Sesame seeds (ground up) and oil - contain vitamin T (in addition to trace amounts in animal tissue, liver and spleen) and are excellent as an baby food additive for the purpose of promoting growth in stunted or preemie infants.  Tahini is a preparation resembling peanut butter sold in many grocery stores.  20 drops a day of sesame oil doubles the red blood platelet count in 3-4 weeks.  Burtis, C Edward  Nature's Miracle Medicine Chest  Arco publishing  (Consider using in geriatric care.)  (Consider using sesame bagels. Consider sprinkling creamy peanut butter with (raw or ground) sesame seeds and/or flax seed to obtain crunchy peanut butter.)
Vitamin B complex even in small dose/mg. is best utilization of a vitamin b suppliment, as the b's work as a team.  For example, If one is taking a vitamin B-12, one can add a small b-complex and take with lots of fluid during meal time.

Pernicious Anemia


Anemia: The vitamin B12 deficiency causes a special anemia called 'pernicious anemia.


Jensen, Dr Bernard  Dr Jensen's Guide to Body Chemistry & Nutrition  Chapter 5 The Blood Builders section Cobalt (Vitamin B12)  "Cobalt exists in our bodies only in the form of vitamin B12 and is toxic to us in its free state...We get the cobalt containing B12 when we eat meat and dairy products" especially liver and other organ meats and fish.  "The B12 in spirulina and chlorella" sea vegetables may not be readily assimilated.  The cause may NOT be a B12 deficiency, but rather the "lack of intrinsic factor, a (globulin) protein that transports B12 from the stomach to the small intestine where it is absorbed into the blood. Need here is to immediately initially consume or inject large amounts of B12 (gradually increasing up and then slowly decreasing/titering down) and subsequently adding slowly iron, folic acid, vitamin C, amino acids, copper and manganese - based on blood level indications/need.



Anemia: Vitamin B1 deficiency will elicit 'beri-beri.'