The Health Benefits of Drinking From Copper Cups
I love using copper items in both my kitchen and garden on the one hand because they are timeless and elegant, but also because I feel like I’m getting added nutrients when I use them.
According to Ayurveda, water stored in a copper vessel has the ability to balance all the three doshas in your body, (vata, kapha and pitta) because it positively charges the water. (Water stored in a copper vessel is known as tamara jal, and should ideally be consumed after eight hours in the jug.)
“Copper is naturally insulated and antimicrobial, so it’s an ideal cup for those who want to drink to their health in style.”
Copper is also supposedly packed with a specific breed of antioxidants capable of fighting off free radicals– a key cause of premature aging and disease. It also has been said to help lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
On the stove top, copper pots take well to heat and are durable enough to prevent scalding and overcooking– but they also tarnish elegantly and somehow manage to look clean and artisanal despite their age. We stock Yield copper cups in the GC shop, and I love those, too– copper is naturally insulated and antimicrobial, so it’s the perfect drinking cup for those who want to drink to their health in style.