Those growing up in a Hindu household, most of the have definitely consumed water from a copper vessel. Have you ever wondered why?
Ayurveda recommends that water stored and consumed from a copper vessel has the ability to balance all the 3 doshas in your body (Vata, Kapha and Pitta). This happens because the copper positively charges the water.
An Indian saint and philanthropist, Sadhguru, mentioned that keeping water in a copper vessel for at least 4 hours allows it to acquire certain elements that are very beneficial for our liver and general health.
Modern science also supports this Ayurvedic claim as several studies conducted has proven that water stored in copper vessel up to 16 hours is able to considerably reduce the presence of harmful bacteria and decrease the rate of infection by 40%.
Here are many others reasons why water consumed from a copper vessel has many health benefits!
Scientist has found that copper is a strong anti-oxidant. This reduces aging by activating the production of collagen protein that aids in the formation of new cells and connective tissues.
In addition, coppers help to fight off free radicals. Free radicals do attack other organs but is well known to cause the formation of wrinkles and fine lines.
Copper has the ability to stimulate peristalsis which is the muscles contractions that move food along the digestive tract. This in return improves your digestive system and is also a fantastic natural remedy stomach ulcer.Other than that, copper helps to detox your stomach and ensures the proper absorption of nutrients into your body.
An Ayurvedic practice for a stomach detox is to drink a large glass of water early morning on an empty stomach which is stored in a copper vessel overnight.ayurveda ] [ natural-healing ]