I am not one of those folks who drink water with lemon and honey everyday but what I really do is drink water in a copper vessel every morning without fail.
I am sure you must have heard your mothers and grand mothers suggesting this one simple Ayurvedic technique time and again to live a healthy lifestyle. And they say it because water has memory, if you keep water in a copper vessel, preferably overnight or at least for four hours, the water acquires a certain quality from the copper which is very good for your liver in particular and your health and energy in general. Modern science also supports this Ayurvedic claim as several studies conducted has proven that water stored in copper vessel up to 16 hours is able to considerably reduce the presence of harmful bacteria and decrease the rate of infection by 40%.
Scientist have found that copper is a very strong anti-oxidant. It activates the production of collagen protein which in turn aids the formation of new cells and connective tissues.
Copper has the ability to stimulate peristalsis which is the muscles contractions that move food along the digestive tract. This improves your digestive system and is also a fantastic natural remedy for stomach ulcer.Other than that, copper helps to detox your stomach and ensures the proper absorption of nutrients into your body.
Indian philanthropist, Sadhguru has always stressed upon the fact that if you take charge of the five elements, you can lead a happier and balanced lifestyle. Five elements being – earth, water, fire, air and space. We can definitely start with the easiest one, which is water and drink water consciously, with love and respect. Our bodies are made up of 70% water, I think we owe at-least this bit to ourselves.
So, start drinking water from a copper vessel today and save yourself from harmful diseases!
Photography – Ruchika Batra