Copper vessels are popular globally, and the demand for copper utensils is rising. In India, people have been using copper vessels for many generations, and Copper gives multiple health benefits.
The most important part is the quality of Copper you’re using. To get the maximum benefits, always use genuine Copper products. Multiple players claim they sell Copper products in the market, but instead of believing in them, you need to check the website and find the details about the seller.
After purchasing from an authentic seller, the question is how to use the Copper bottle correctly. One thing you should note is that anything excess is bad for you.
In this blog, we will tell you some crucial things and try to clear your doubts about the Copper Vessels you purchased.
How to Clean Copper Vessels?
Copper Utensils stain and darken (Green Color) over some time. This happens naturally due to the oxidation process. At Chirag Pure Copper, we do not coat our Copper Water bottles with any toxic lacquer coatings that are quite commonly used to give them a shiny clean appearance all the time. Instead, you can use lemon juice or a pinch of salt to clean your Copper vessel.
Add on: It is recommended to use Copper Water Bottle only for plain/normal water and avoid adding citrus drinks or juices.
Tips on Drinking Water From a Copper Bottle
It is always recommended to store the water in a copper bottle for 3-5 hours to get the maximum benefits. Avoid drinking the water kept overnight. It helps to fight against skin infections, solves digestion issues and other health issues.
Tip: Drink water from the copper bottle on an empty stomach.
Science Behind Drinking Water Stored in Copper Products
When you store the water in a copper bottle, the copper ions dissolve in that water in small amounts. This process is called the Oligodynamic Effect as this water now has the potency to kill harmful microbes, fungi, and bacteria.
Multiple Health Benefits
Do you know water stored in the copper vessel helps to slow down aging?. Copper is a natural remedy for the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your face. It is known for its strong anti-oxidant and cell-forming properties that help fight off free radicals, which are one of the primary reasons for the formation of visible lines. It also helps in the production of new and healthy skin cells.
Apart from this, it helps heal wounds faster, help to lose weight, improve digestion, cure skin infection, beat anemia, and give many other health benefits.
Avoid High Glossy Copper Bottle
We are saying this because pure copper doesn’t shine much until the manufacturer intentionally puts some polish on the bottle. Therefore, it is better to avoid high glossy copper bottles chances you might buy the duplicate copper product. Pure copper always maintains its natural color (light orange or pink) with no glossy effects.
Note- Nowadays, as per the market trends, there are many glossy copper bottles available. What you need is to check the inside of the bottle. Inside, it should not be shiny or polished, and you should avoid such bottles where you see some kind of design inside the bottle. Exterior/outer finish and glow are in the current trends.
Word of Caution
Anything excess is bad for health. For instance, we will highlight a few things you need to avoid and should not repeat.
Do’s and Don’t (combined)
- Drinking water twice or thrice a day from a copper bottle is more than enough to reap its numerous benefits. Therefore avoid drinking the stored water more than the limit mentioned above. Otherwise, you might end up with vomiting, nausea, and liver damage.
- Don’t store the water for more than six hours; consume it within three-five hours.
- Don’t use detergent or liquid.
- If you see the green color on your copper vessels, clean them.
- High copper intakes may lead to copper toxicity in the long run.
1. Can you put lemon water in a copper vessel?
Milk and drinking water are also dangerous for storing inside copper vessels, as are dairy products such as butter and cream.
2. Can I put cold water in a copper bottle?
It is suggested that the water stored in the copper bottle must be room temperature, neither too hot nor too cold.
3. How can you tell if a copper bottle is pure?
- Look for a red-orange color.
- Test the bottle with a magnet.
- Measure it with a multimeter.
- Calculate the density.
- Tap on the surface to see what sound it makes.
- Search for blue-green spots.
- Feel the bottle for dents.
- Buy from a reputed seller.
4. Is copper water good for the skin?
Its benefits for the skin are also quite important. Copper is associated with slowing down the aging process and reducing fine lines by playing a crucial role in collagen and elastin production.
5. What is the best thing to clean copper product with?
Vinegar and Salt.
6. What happens when copper products turns black?
Copper is a reactive metal. In a process called oxidation, copper reacts slowly in the presence of oxygen, resulting in copper oxide. This is what we call tarnish, which is generally perceived as a brown or black coloration on the surface.
7. Does copper product get corroded?
Copper corrodes at insignificant rates when used in areas with unpolluted air, non-oxidizing acids, and water.
8. Can I drink copper water daily?
Still, proponents of the trend suggest that you limit your copper water intake to 1-2L per day.
9. What is a safe level of copper in drinking water?
1.3 mg per liter.
10. Why should you choose Copper bottles rather than choosing plastic bottles?
First of all, plastic bottles containing BPA and other plastic toxins can then make their way into your bloodstream, which can cause a host of problems including various cancers as well as liver and kidney damage.
Whereas, copper bottles are made up of pure copper and do not contain any toxins. As per research, drinking stored water from copper bottles is good for health and improves immunity.
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