Ayurveda


The Twelve Benefits Of Drinking Water From A Copper Bottle

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‘Drink water from a copper vessel to reap its numerous health benefits.’ If you grew up in India, chances are you got this piece of advice from a grandparent, yogi, doctor or Ayurvedic practitioner. Copper is an essential trace mineral that is vital to human health. Our bodies cannot synthesize copper. We need to get it from dietary sources.

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Why Copper is the Best Material for a Tongue Scraper

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Ayurvedic literature recommends tongue scrapers being made from copper, silver, gold, tin or brass. But why do people still use copper tongue scrapers instead of more modern alloys such as stainless steel? And why does copper reign supreme among all the other metals? Find out about copper's ancient uses from its use in Greece to treat skin infections to its use in Egypt to disinfect wounds and accelerate healing.
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Copper Water Bottle Care and Cleaning Tips

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A copper water bottle will naturally develop a beautiful patina as a result of the copper undergoing oxidation. This will not detract from any of the numerous benefits of drinking water from a copper bottle. This patina can also easily be removed. In this blog post, we feature some useful cleaning tips to keep your copper water bottle in tip top condition. If properly cared for, a good quality copper water bottle can easily last several generations.
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How To Use Your Copper Neti Pot

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The Copper Neti Pot naturally cleanses, refreshes and protects the nasal passages - one of our body’s first lines of defence against illness. Recommended today by doctors and pharmacists worldwide, the Neti Pot has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine to alleviate sinus and allergy problems. In this article we provide instructions on how to use your Copper Neti Pot as prescribed by Ayurveda and Yoga.
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