According to the Ayurveda, copper is an essential mineral for our body and storing water overnight in a copper jug and drinking it in the morning helps in maintaining good health. The water stored in a copper vessel is called ‘Tamra Jal’ and it helps to balance all three doshas (Kapha, Vata and Pitta). Copper has electromagnetic energy which is called Prana Shakti and drinking water that is stored for at least eight hours in a copper utensil has many health benefits.
1. Destroys Bacteria
Copper helps in purifying the water. Water stored in copper vessel is naturally cleansed and purified.
2. Regulates thyroid function
Copper deficiency is the main cause for thyroid related problems. Drinking water from copper vessel can help to cure the deficiency and other related health issues.
3. Cures arthritis pain
Copper has extremely effective anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to heal pain of the joints that is typically caused by rheumatoid arthritis.
4. Heals wounds faster
Copper has some anti-bacterial properties. It also helps in generating new cells rapidly and heals the wounds easily.
5. Fuel brain activity
Copper is important for the function of many enzymes in the brain. It also helps in preventing convulsions or seizures.
6. Improves digestion
Copper has this extraordinary property that can help to stimulate the slow contraction and relaxation of the stomach that helps in digestion. That is why; drinking water from a copper vessel helps you have a healthy digestive system.
7. During pregnancy
The immune system goes for a toss during pregnancy and drinking water from a copper vessel helps to ward off infections and illness.
8. Protects against cancer
Copper has very valuable antioxidant properties and is said to protect against the growth of cancer cells.
9. Slows down the ageing process
The antioxidant property of copper also helps to deal with fine lines, wrinkles and patchy skin.