Punarnava is used for the treatment of anemia in older people. Several scientific studies have shown that taking a polyherbal formulation containing punarnava (with butter milk) treats several symptoms related to anemia in older patients.
The incidence of anemia in older people is growing these days due to improper diet and lifestyle. The consequences of anemia are very serious as it affects not just the individual’s health, but also the social development. Few of the conditions caused by geriatric anemia are physical disability, muscle weakness, digestion problems which has a negative impact on performance status, physiology, and functional dependence.
Punarnava is considered as an effective drug for the treatment of Geriatric anemia.
Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4649575/