Why our ancestors stored water in copper vessel
Copper vessel is one of the healthy habits that our ancestors have introduced to us. This water is recommended as the first drink of the day just after waking up.
As per FDA, the suggested amount of copper that a person requires to sustain the day is 12 mg.
How much water can you have?
If we go by the FDA-approved quantity of copper, then one can easily gulp down two to three glasses of copper-infused water to reap the benefits! So, if we go by these standards then one can easily drink a glass in the morning just after waking up. As the day proceeds, finish this water in the half of the day.
Benefits of ‘copper vessel’
Copper-infused water is something that is known to help the body in various manners. From improving digestion to boosting bone strength, to regulating the functioning of the thyroid gland and boosting skin health, copper-infused water can do it all. It is also known to combat arthritis pain while healing wounds quickly. This water also helps in weight loss and improves the heart health of a person. It can also improve the bowel movements of a person. This water ensures that all the body organs work smoothly.
Who should avoid it?
According to Ayurveda, people who have constipation, burning sensations or bleeding disorders must avoid this water as it can aggravate the situation.
How to make copper-infused water?
Take a pure copper jug or bottle and fill it completely and close it with a lid. Store this water in a cool and dark place overnight. If not overnight, you can simply store the water for 8-9 hours during the day. The ideal way is to drink the water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach and you can also have it after the first meal of the day.