Ever wondered why our ancestors drank water kept in copper vessels and advised us to do the same? There were genuine reasons behind it. Drinking water kept in copper vessels has been proven to reap numerous health benefits.
As per Ayurveda, drinking water kept in copper vessels (for at least eight hours or overnight), on an empty stomach in the morning, helps in balancing all three doshas (Kapha, Vata and Pitta). Not just Ayurveda, now, even science supports this fact that copper-enriched water has amazing properties.
Know the reasons to why it is advised to drink water from copper vessels:
It prevents digestive problems. It ensures detoxing and cleansing of your stomach. Moreover it keeps stomach infection at bay.
It protects you against water borne diseases. E.coli and S.aureus are major reason behind diseases such as jaundice and dysentery. Copper enriched water is effective against these.
Combats anemia It combats anemia that is the most common blood disorder in women. Drinking water stored in copper vessel helps in raising the haemoglobin level.
Beneficial for pregnant women Ever wondered why pregnant women are advised to drink water stored in copper vessel. Well, reason being is that it assists in the formation of the unborn baby’s heart, blood vessels as well as skeletal and nervous system.
Curbs joint pain Copper enriched water has been proven to curb joint pain as it is encriched with anti inflammatory properties.
Boosts cardiovascular health As per American Cancer Society, copper is bestowed with properties that help regulate the blood pressure and heart rate, besides lowering bad cholesterol levels.
Stimulates the functioning of brain Water stored in copper vessels is amazing for brain as it contains anti-convulsive and brain stimulating properties. Moreover, it curbs ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).
Migrates cancer risk Curbs new cancer cells from forming and repairs the body, besides providing antioxidants that are necessary.
Helps in weight loss Copper enriched water stimulates the breakdown of fat cells, thereby aid in weight loss and rid against unwanted fat from the body.
Slows skin aging and improves skin health Copper infused water is known to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. Being main component in the production of melanin, so keeps your skin safe from sun’s harmful rays. Moreover, assists in the production of new cells that help in replenishing the skin health.