Posted on Sep 15, 2020 |
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Health benefits of drinking water from bottles/tumblers/vessels made of Copper.
We hear from our grandparents and the likes about how drinking water from a copper vessel is good for us. Based on Ayurveda, water that is kept in a copper utensil can balance all of the three Doshas in one’s body, (Vata, Kapha, Pitta). A copper utensil manages to achieve this by positively charging the water – making the storage of water in a copper vessel a purification process – that can kill microorganisms like molds, fungi, algae and bacteria. Drinking from Copper bottles also helps maintain the body’s pH (acid-alkaline) levels/balance. There are numerous health benefits additionally.
There are many factors to comb through before deciding on a lifestyle change. One must be assured of the authenticity and quality of the copper used in making the bottle in question. One must be mindful of always rinsing the bottle with a natural acidic solution like lemon and water before using it. Further, to ensure best results from your copper bottle, it is best to fill it up the night before using it.
The material, design and shape of the copper vessel will contribute towards its consequent health benefits. When water is stored in a copper bottle overnight, copper ions dissolve in small amounts into the water. This process, known as the Oligodynamic Effect, gives the water the potency to destroy dangerous microbes, bacteria and fungi.
Traditional methods of cleaning copper bottle is by rubbing the copper with a mixture of salt and tamarind paste. Nowadays, you can use fresh lemon juice, salt or baking soda and vinegar to clean it. Allow it to stand in bottle overnight or at least 8 hours for best effects. Rinse in the morning.
Copper is said to be a natural treatment for the lines and wrinkles that appear on our skin with age. It helps through its strong anti-oxidant & cell forming traits that fight free radicals – one of the main reasons behind the fine lines. It also aids in the making of new & strong skin cells.
It is also proclaimed that drinking water that has been kept in a copper bottle helps in the quick loss of weight. Copper also supports the body in breaking down fats and eradicating them as effectively as possible.
Further advantages of using Copper vessels to drink from include the ability to kill dangerous bacteria and decrease swelling within the stomach ¬– making it a fitting cure for acidity, ulcers, infections, indigestions and gas. Copper use also cleanses and detoxes the stomach and also controls the working of the liver and kidneys.
Famous for its anti-bacterial, anti-viral & anti-inflammatory properties, Copper can cure and restore wounds quickly. It is also known to fortify the immune system and helps in the construction of new cells.
The presence of Copper is required in most important processes that take place within our body; from cell formation to assistance in absorbing of iron, Copper is an vital mineral to the human body.
Daily consumption of water, twice or thrice through the day, from a Copper vessel is plenty and more to reap its many benefits.
Copper is an element that offers so much goodness while also managing to make our surroundings look that much more elegant. If theres a lifestyle update everyone could afford, lets make it more frequent use of Copper bottles to drink water from.
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