Benefits of drinking water in a copper vessel

Benefits of drinking water in a copper vessel


Most of us must have heard out grandparents tell us that drinking water stored in a copper vessel is beneficial to our health. So much so that some people have glasses and jugs made of copper that they use exclusively to store and drink water. So, does this belief really have any scientific backing? Or is it simply a myth? Well, we found out for you and here are 12 reasons to drink water from a copper vessel.


Why is it good for you?


According to Ayurveda water stored in a copper vessel has the ability to balance all the three doshas in your body, (vata, kapha and pitta) and it does so by positively charging the water. The water stored in a copper vessel is known as ‘tamara jal’ and is supposed to be consumed after storing the water in a copper vessel for at least eight hours.



When water is stored in a copper vessel the copper gently leeches into the water and lends it all its positive properties. The best part about this water is that it never becomes stale and can be stored this way for long periods of time.


Benefits of drinking water in a copper vessel


  • Copper is an essential micronutrient required for our body at a level of about 1 mg per day. The best method of meeting this need is by drinking water stored overnight in a copper vessel
  • Ayurveda recommends storing water overnight in a copper jug and drinking it first in the morning for maintaining good health
  • Copper also helps cleanse and detox your stomach, regulate the working your liver, kidneys, ensures proper elimination of waste and better absorption of nutrients from food.
  • Copper is an excellent tool for healing wounds quickly because of its immense antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Copper slows down aging helps maintain cardiovascular health, beats hypertension. Copper contributes to regulating blood pressure, heart rate and lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  • Copper has very high antioxidant properties that can help fight free radicals and their ill effects – one of the main reasons for developing cancer
  • Copper is known to help prevent common water-borne diseases like diarrhea and jaundice
  • Copper stimulates the brain, regulates the working of the thyroid gland. Copper has very potent anti-inflammatory properties. This is great to relieve aches and pain caused by inflamed joints like in the case of arthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
  • According to Ayurveda, drinking water stored in the copper vessel on a regular basis, especially early in the morning can make a huge difference to your skin.

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