Health benefits of using copper

health benefits of using copper

In this blog post, we are going to give you some insights into the health benefits of copper.

The science behind the usage:

Copper has some natural properties that kill the microorganisms, molds, algae, fungi & bacteria, present in the water that could be harmful to the body.

So keep your copper bathtubs filled with water overnight or for minimum four hours to allow water to acquire a certain quality from the copper. The Same technique helps if you want to store water for drinking in copper jugs.

Copper is an essential trace mineral that is vital to human health. It has antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps neutralize toxins.

Ayurveda Recommendation:

Ayurveda recommends drinking copper-enriched water first thing in the morning on empty stomach. This helps to balance all three doshas (Kapha, Vata and Pitta).

It ensures proper functioning of different organs and several metabolic processes.

Now let’s talk the benefits of using copper products:

  1. Aids digestive system
    The inherent properties of copper kill harmful bacteria and reduce inflammation in the stomach, making it a great remedy for ulcers, indigestion & infections. Copper also helps to cleanse your stomach, regulates the working of liver & kidneys & elimination of waste & absorption of nutrients from food.
  2. Aids weight loss
    When water is stored in a copper container, the minerals gets leached into it. This copper leached in water helps in breaking down the food particles & improves digestion. Copper helps your body to break down fat & eliminates it more efficiently, thereby helping your body keep only what it will use and throw rest.
  3. Healing your body in copper bathtub
    Copper is a naturally occurring mineral whose healing properties has been in use since the ancient civilizations. We recommend keeping your bathtubs filled with water for 4 to 5 hours before you take a soak in the tub. Allow your body to completely soak in a tub and let your body heal and repair the damaged cells.
  4. Slows down aging
    Packed with strong anti-oxidant & cell regeneration properties, copper fights off free radicals, one of the main reasons for the formation of wrinkles. So ladies make sure you spend enough time in your copper bathtubs.
  5. Helps maintain hypertension
    Heart disease is one of the most common ailments and copper helps minimize your risk of developing the disease. Copper has been found to help regulate blood pressure, heart rate & lower one’s bad cholesterol.
  6. Mitigates the risk of cancer
    Cancer can be debilitating for both the patient and their family. How does copper help?  Well, copper has very strong antioxidant properties that help fight off free radicals and negate their ill effects – one of the main reasons for the development of cancer.
  7. Protects from infections
    Copper is known to be oligodynamic in nature (the sterilizing effect of metal on bacteria) and can destroy bacteria very effectively. It is especially effective against E. coli & S. aureus, two bacteria that are commonly found in our environment and known to cause several illnesses in the human body.
  8. Regulates the working of thyroid gland
    Health experts believe that one commonality among people with thyroid diseases is that they usually have low levels of copper in their body. While this is most commonly seen in people with hyperthyroidism (excessive thyroid hormone), those with hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormone) may also suffer from this deficiency.
  9. Beats Arthritis & inflamed joints
    Health experts believe that one commonality among people with thyroid diseases is that they usually have low levels of copper in their body. While this is most commonly seen in people with hyperthyroidism (excessive thyroid hormone), those with hypothyroidism (low levels of thyroid hormone) may also suffer from this deficiency.
  10. Boosts skin health & melanin production
    Copper is the main component in the production of melanin (a pigment that mitigates the color of your eyes, hair, and skin) in our bodies. Apart from that Copper also aids in the production of new cells that help replenish the topmost layers of your skin leaving you with smooth and supple skin.
  11. Beats anemia
    The most amazing fact about copper is that it is required in most processes that occur in our body. Right from cell formation to aiding in the absorption of iron, copper is an essential mineral for the functioning of your body.

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