Historically, Copper was the first element known to man. Ancient societies like ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece,Somalia,Incas,Aztecs and Indians used copper in various forms from currency trades to household products. Ayurvedic texts mention the use of copper vessels for drinking water. Copper is the only metal with anti-bacterial properties, which were proved to be true even during the 1800s when copper mine workers were immune to cholera.
There are lot of reasons why drinking water from copper vessels is beneficial as it:
*Helps the digestive system perform better.
*Aids weight loss.
*Helps heal wounds faster.
*Slows down ageing , helps maintain heart health and beats hypertension .
*Mitigates the risk of cancer.
*Regulates the working of thyroid gland.
Cleaning copper vessels is quite easy. Follow the steps stated below to clean copper utensils.
- To clean a vessel from inside just squeeze half lemon into the glass and add 1 tablespoon of salt with ½ cup of water or you can also use pitambari powder instead of lemon and salt.
- Close the lid and shake the mixture thoroughly.
- Now pour the mixture and rinse the vessel with water.
- Don’t use a metal scrubber as copper is a soft metal , it can cause scratches on its surface