What Causes Iron Overload Disorder & Its Ayurvedic View


Iron overload disorder is the genetic condition in which the absorption of iron is absorbed in excess. Excessive absorption of iron is very dangerous to the body organs such as heart and liver which may be life threatening to some people. This condition is also known as hemochromatosis. The count of people affected is less but it’s a matter of thought that how the affected ones get treated. So your search ends here!!!! Let’s discuss this disease and its ayurvedic aspect in detail.

Iron Overload Disorder


This genetic disorder is affected by a gene called HFE which is known to be the main cause of this excessive iron absorption. Iron overload disorder is a hereditary disease which can travel upto seven ancestors. In this condition, the excessive iron absorption hampers the functioning of the liver and kidney. The signs and symptoms of this disease are seen in mid-life.


The patient is in midlife and is very prone to signs and symptoms mainly after the age of 40. The women who are at their menopausal age are more likely to develop this disease. Let’s have a look at the symptoms:-

  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Heart failure
  • Liver failure
  • Bronze or gray skin color
  • Pain in the knuckles of the pointer and middle fingers
  • Weakness
  • Diabetes
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Joint pain


Gene HFE is the most common cause but there are some risk factors which trigger the overconsumption of Iron which are as follows:-

  • Excessive iron in the diet
  • Multiple blood transfusion
  • Anemia
  • Iron pills
  • Liver diseases such as Hepatitis C, fatty liver disease


If it is untreated the patient may lead to liver failure and cause other symptoms of

  • Skin cancer
  • Damaged pancreas
  • Disturbed reproductive cycle


Routine blood tests will diagnose the quantity of iron in blood. And for further ingestigation the patient may go for:-

  • Liver function test
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Liver biopsy


The treatment includes a change in diet plan, that is to lower the consumption of iron rich food. Bloodletting can be the choice of treatment. Iron chelation therapy. The medications should be started to eliminate excessive iron from blood.


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Ayurvedic treatment for Iron overload disorder


The best herbal formulation makes for the proper functioning of the kidney and helps to maintain the good blood flow. Punarnava (boerhavia diffusa) promotes the healthy functioning of the internal organs and reduces the toxins from blood also. Even punarnava is used where the cells get damaged. It is an effective medicine to reduce the pain and swelling. The name punarnava means new which means it gives new birth to damaged organs. The punarnava is also given in ascites patients so as to reduce the swelling in the stomach and promotes healthy functioning of the liver. It is an anti-infective herb to help treat various infections of the body.

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This classical herb of Ayurveda helps to promote the healthy living of cells. It detoxifies the harmful toxins from the body and rejuvenates the liver cells. The bhumi amla (phyllanthus niruri) is a magical herb or a classical medicine used in the disorders of liver and blood. Its main functioning depends upon the elimination of toxins from the liver and blood. Long consumption of bhumi amla is considered to be the herbal supplement to skin and blood disorders.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with lukewarm water.


The best herbal formulation for quick relief and works very efficiently and treats the disease through the root cause. The herbal formulation contains amla (emblica officinalis), haritaki(terminalia chebula), neem (azadirachta indica) etc. It lowers the blood toxin level very quickly. The formulation helps in cleansing the blood and maintains the digestive fire on an efficient level. Even the blend of medicines are good for treating the pitta dosha and act as anti-inflammatory. Navkarshik churna also lowers the uric acid and is helpful in gout for clearing the crystals.

Dosage: 1 tsp twice a day after meals with lukewarm water.


Kalmegh (andrographis paniculata) is the best herbal medicine to work on liver and kidney disorders. It is known as the king of bitters which treats various viral and bacterial infections. It is a general immuno active herb which supports the healthy mechanisms of the body. Kalmegh is also known for its best digestive functioning. It stimulates healthy living and removes toxins from the body. The active chemicals in kalmegh perform many other benefits which inhibit cardioprotective properties, treat respiratory tract infections and enhance the immunity of the body.

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All types of diseases in ayurveda are curable. Ayurveda has a very good approach to treat most chronic disorders and this disease is one of them. The blend of classical herbal medicine is added in the products so as to bring the best results in all kinds of disease. The products are safe and easy to digest and are well tested under supervision. The medicines are well checked by our team of experts and proper trials are already done.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan


Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com.

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