We all know that using the stored water in copper vessel is good for health. According to Ayurveda, drinking copper-enriched water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach helps balance all three doshas viz., Kapha, Vata and Pitta. Drinking 2 to 3 glasses of water that has been stored in a copper vessel is another easy way to supply our body with enough copper.
Storing water in a copper vessel creates a natural purification process. It can kill all the microorganisms, molds, fungi, algae and bacteria, present in the water that could be harmful to the body and make the water perfectly fit for drinking. In addition, water stored in a copper vessel, preferably overnight or at least for four hours, acquires a certain quality from the copper. Copper is an essential trace mineral that is vital to human health. It has antimicrobial, anti-oxidant, anti-carcinogenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps neutralize toxins.
Acidity, gas or simply the inability to digest certain foods is common and here is where copper comes to your rescue. Copper has properties that stimulate peristalsis viz., the rhythmic contraction and relaxation of the stomach that helps food get digested and move along the digestive tract, kill harmful bacteria and reduce inflammation within the stomach, making it a great remedy for ulcers, indigestion and infections.
Apart from fine tuning our digestive system to perform better, copper also helps our body break down fat and eliminate it more efficiently, thereby, helping our body keep only what it will use and throw out the rest. Copper is a great tool for healing wounds quickly. Copper also helps in the production of new and healthy skin cells that replace old dying ones. Copper actually helps in the synthesis of phospholipids that are essential for the formation of myelin sheaths, thereby, making our brain work much faster and more efficiently.
Copper is one of the most important trace minerals the thyroid gland needs to function optimally. Copper has very potent anti-inflammatory properties. Apart from that, copper also has bone and immune system strengthening properties, making it the perfect remedy for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Copper is the main component in the production of melanin in our bodies.
So, please use a copper vessel for storing drinking water.