According to Ayurveda, storing water in a copper vessel increases its benefits. It not only offers a multitude of health benefits but also can help prevent various infections.
During the Cholera outbreak in the 1800s, workers at the copper mine workers proved to be immune to Cholera. Copper is proven to be a metal with Anti-bacterial properties. This led to more usage of copper in every household and for treating various illnesses including cuts, headaches and medicinal use.
The copper water cuts cholesterol and improves digestion, prevents heart diseases and hypertension and slows down the ageing in people. The Ayurveda on copper studied that it can help in balancing various elements of life known as 'Kapha', 'Pitta' and 'Vata tri doshas' in Ayurveda.
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Dr Arshad Chaudhary, a Delhi-based Ayurvedic doctor says, "Copper water can reduce infections and also it has bone-strengthening properties and helps in stomach ulcers, digestion of food and also balances the acid produced in the stomach by the food. It detoxifies the system and lowers the temperature of the body."
Benefits of Copper stored water:
Copper helps in the haemoglobin formation by breaking down the food and also in iron absorption, which can prevent Anaemia. The deficiency of copper can lead to rare haematological disorders which also result in low white blood cells.
Rich in Antioxidants
Copper is a well-known antioxidant, which fights the free radicals that cause cancer in humans. It also helps in melanin production and protects from UV rays.
Copper helps in cell regeneration and slows ageing, it eliminates the harmful effects of free agents on the skin and removes fine lines and wrinkles.
According to a report by the American cancer society, copper helps in reducing the triglyceride level and cholesterol. copper deficiency from childhood can also lead to hypotension. And if adults are facing the same problem they may develop hypertension.
Protects the Heart
Copper deficiency may lead to dysfunctioning of the heart muscles, leading to insufficient blood pumping, and the inability to respond correctly to stress. and copper helps in cleaning the plaque and dilating the blood vessels to increase the blood flow in the heart.