Overview 

We all know how plastics are impacting lives and it is high time now. We need to switch from plastic to other alternatives. One of the best choices is to switch to copper metal. One should use everything made up of copper rather than plastic, especially water bottles. 

In this article, you will get to know the benefits of using a copper water bottle and the side effects of plastic bottles. Moreover, this article will help you to understand how badly effective plastic bottles could be for the environment.

All you need to know about copper!

Copper is a ruddy-gold-brown metal that is tensile, flexible, and a good conductor of heat and electricity. Copper is the most authentic metal and it was the first metal to be used by humans. Nowadays, copper is the most popular and useful metal. It gets easily combined with other metals and helps in the formation of many other alloys. 

Facts about copper 

  • It is the only non-silvery metal after gold. 
  • The human body also needs copper. It is vital nutrition for the human body.
  • It is a natural antibacterial agent, therefore people generally use brass door handles in public buildings. Brass is an alloy of copper.
  • Copper is a hundred percent recyclable metals.
  • The availability of copper is abundant in Earth’s crust.

 Properties of copper 

  1. Ductile 
  2. Malleable 
  3. Corrosion-resistant 
  4. Good conductor of heat 

These are some essential things you need to know about copper before using it. 

Benefits of drinking water in copper bottles 

When water is stored in a copper vessel or bottle, for eight hours more, copper releases some of its ions in the water, through a process called the Oligodynamic effect. Copper is known to have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties. It assists in the formation of haemoglobin as well as cell regeneration and unfortunately, the human body cannot create the trace amounts of copper it requires to function healthily, therefore, copper has to be a part of our intake either through food or water, but the human body is benefitted in several other ways with the presence of copper .

Here are a few benefits of copper water bottle:

  1. Helps in the prevention of anemia 
  2. Helps in balancing hypertension 
  3. Helps in digestion 
  4. Helps in increasing brain efficiency 
  5. Helps in the prevention of strokes 
  6. Helps in weight loss 
  7. Helps in maintaining body temperature, keeping the body on the cooler side 
  8. Helps in fighting cancer

How are copper bottles better than plastic bottles?

After reading about copper there is no need to explain the difference between copper bottles and plastic bottles. It is so clear that copper is beneficial for us as well as for the environment in many ways. I agree that copper bottles are a bit expensive but they are a one-time investment.