During my childhood days I remember my mother storing water in a copper vessel and asking us to drink it after 7-8 hours, she would claim that water when stored in a copper vessel was extremely healthy for the mind and body. Now when I see these ancient customs reemerging, I look back and think, I should have taken my mom’s advice seriously.
Ayurvedic texts recommend drinking water stored in copper, because copper is believed to have anti-microbial, antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic and anti-inflammatory properties.
[Allegedly, copper has the highest vibration of all metals and it is the closest to Love’s vibration].
According to a 2012 study, storing contamined water in copper pots for up to 16 hours at room temperature considerably reduced the presence of harmful microbes, so much that the researchers inferred that “copper holds promise as a point-of-use solution for microbial purification of drinking-water, especially in developing countries.”
[Next time you visit a palace, please pay attention to the cooking pots and pans of the royals. It may come as a surprise to see that most of them were made of brass, which is a copper and zinc alloy].
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