You are what you eat, and perhaps what you drink too, if an Ayurvedic practitioner Dr. Dixa BhavsarWords are for passing. In a recent Instagram post, Dr. Bhavsar pointed out the need to make copper items an essential part of life.
According to her, in addition to altering the taste, copper It has numerous Ayurvedic benefits for the body and is therefore recommended for use.
Here’s what she said: “I drink water from my copper water bottle throughout the day and I feel so much lighter and fresher. The water from a copper bottle tastes much better and sweeter ”.
According to the doctor, the qualities of the water stored in a copper container according to Ayurveda are:
Ushna – hot in nature
Rasa (flavor): sweet and slightly spicy
Katu vipaka: experience a spicy flavor conversion after digestion
Here are some other benefits that copper has for the body.
* Helps to lose weight.
* Gets better digestion.
* Delays aging.
* Good for the heart as it helps in hypertension and cholesterol.
* Beneficial in arthritis and inflamed joints.
* Defeat anemia, as copper helps the body’s absorption of iron, which plays a key role in fighting anemia.
* Helps to heal faster wounds.
* Regulates the functioning of the thyroid gland.
* Impulses skin health and melanin production.
* It is antimicrobial as it fights infections.
However, remember to clean the copper containers at least twice a week.
Here’s how you can clean them properly.
Salt and lemon
To naturally clean copper pots and pans, and less brittle copper pieces, cut a lemon in half, add salt to the cut side, and rub gently on the item. You can also make a paste with lemon juice and equal parts salt and non-oxidized cornstarch or baking soda.
Vinegar and salt
Rub a mixture of 1 tablespoon of table salt and 1 cup of White vinegar into the bowl with a soft cloth and rinse. Or, soak the tarnished copper in a saucepan with 3 cups of water and the salt and vinegar mixture, bring to a boil and boil until dirt and tarnish come off.