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Copper Cup - 7oz

There are many benefits to be enjoyed by storing water in copper vessels before drinking. For thousands of years in India and many other Asian countries, Ayurvedic medical texts have recommended storing water in copper for a period of time and only then drinking it. As a day to day practice, this is still happening in India especially.

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There are many benefits to be enjoyed by storing water in copper vessels before drinking. For thousands of years in India and many other Asian countries, this practice has survived. In addition, ancient Ayurvedic medical texts have recommended storing water in copper for a period of time and only then drinking it. As a day to day practice, this is still happening in India especially. See Sadhguru's Blog about the positive effects of copper on water. Isha Foundation Blog

According to the US National Library of Medicine website, keeping water in copper for up to 16 hours at room temperature can reduce bacterial, viral and incidence of many infectious diseases considerably. For more information please see here: Medical Study According to many studies, only about 25% of the US population is getting adequate copper each day in the diet. Copper is a powerful anti-oxidant, and is also required for proper absorbtion of iron. With continued mineral depletion and soil erosion, it is becoming more necessary to consider ways to adeqautely supplement our diets with this vital mineral. 

Note: Copper does naturally oxidize and needs to be cleaned at regular intervals. Traditional methods of cleaning copper in India include rubbing the copper with a mixture of salt, tamarind paste and fresh lemon juice.

This copper water cup holds 7oz of water and is the perfect complement to be used with the Isha Craft copper water jug. 

Cleaning Instructions:

Here are a few simple methods to clean Copper ware.

Method 1
Vinegar And Salt Method
1. Pour vinegar and salt over the copper.
2. Keep rubbing to remove any tarnishing and grime.
3. Rinse off.
4. Polish up with a clean, soft, dry cloth.
 
Method 2
Vinegar And Salt Method
1. Place 1 tablespoon salt and 1 cup white vinegar into a large pot. Fill with water.
2. Place the copper item into the pot.
3. Bring to a boil and continue boiling until the tarnish comes off.
4. Remove item. Once cooled, wash with soap in hot water. Rinse and dry.
 
Method 3
Lemon/Lime Method
1. Cut two lemons/limes into halves.
2. Rub over the tarnished areas until removed. If required, add salt to the lemon/lime ​juice.
3. Rinse and polish. You may rub copper item with a scotch bright pad before rinsing.
 
Method 4
Lemon And Salt Method
1. Squeeze lemon juice from one lemon.
2. Add salt and mix to form a paste.
3. Rub the paste over the copper with a soft cloth.
4. Rinse off with warm water and polish. Polish with beeswax for a lasting shine.
 
Method 5
Salt, Vinegar And Flour Method
1. Place 1 tablespoon of salt in 1 cup of white vinegar.
2. Make a paste by adding flour gradually. Mix well.
3. Apply the paste to the copper and smear over tarnished areas.
4. Leave for 15 minutes to an hour.
5. Rinse with warm water and polish.
 
Method 6
Ketchup Method
1. Add the ketchup in a light to moderate film.
2. Let it sit for a few minutes.
3. Rub vigorously with a non-scratch pad.
4. Wash away. Try it on a penny to see if it works.
(Source: Isha Shoppe India website)

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There are many benefits to be enjoyed by storing water in copper vessels before drinking. For thousands of years in India and many other Asian countries, this practice has survived. In addition, ancient Ayurvedic medical texts have recommended storing water in copper for a period of time and only then drinking it. As a day to day practice, this is still happening in India especially. See Sadhguru's Blog about the positive effects of copper on water. Isha Foundation Blog

According to the US National Library of Medicine website, keeping water in copper for up to 16 hours at room temperature can reduce bacterial, viral and incidence of many infectious diseases considerably. For more information please see here: Medical Study According to many studies, only about 25% of the US population is getting adequate copper each day in the diet. Copper is a powerful anti-oxidant, and is also required for proper absorbtion of iron. With continued mineral depletion and soil erosion, it is becoming more necessary to consider ways to adeqautely supplement our diets with this vital mineral. 

Note: Copper does naturally oxidize and needs to be cleaned at regular intervals. Traditional methods of cleaning copper in India include rubbing the copper with a mixture of salt, tamarind paste and fresh lemon juice.

This copper water cup holds 7oz of water and is the perfect complement to be used with the Isha Craft copper water jug. 

Cleaning Instructions:

Here are a few simple methods to clean Copper ware.

Method 1
Vinegar And Salt Method
1. Pour vinegar and salt over the copper.
2. Keep rubbing to remove any tarnishing and grime.
3. Rinse off.
4. Polish up with a clean, soft, dry cloth.
 
Method 2
Vinegar And Salt Method
1. Place 1 tablespoon salt and 1 cup white vinegar into a large pot. Fill with water.
2. Place the copper item into the pot.
3. Bring to a boil and continue boiling until the tarnish comes off.
4. Remove item. Once cooled, wash with soap in hot water. Rinse and dry.
 
Method 3
Lemon/Lime Method
1. Cut two lemons/limes into halves.
2. Rub over the tarnished areas until removed. If required, add salt to the lemon/lime ​juice.
3. Rinse and polish. You may rub copper item with a scotch bright pad before rinsing.
 
Method 4
Lemon And Salt Method
1. Squeeze lemon juice from one lemon.
2. Add salt and mix to form a paste.
3. Rub the paste over the copper with a soft cloth.
4. Rinse off with warm water and polish. Polish with beeswax for a lasting shine.
 
Method 5
Salt, Vinegar And Flour Method
1. Place 1 tablespoon of salt in 1 cup of white vinegar.
2. Make a paste by adding flour gradually. Mix well.
3. Apply the paste to the copper and smear over tarnished areas.
4. Leave for 15 minutes to an hour.
5. Rinse with warm water and polish.
 
Method 6
Ketchup Method
1. Add the ketchup in a light to moderate film.
2. Let it sit for a few minutes.
3. Rub vigorously with a non-scratch pad.
4. Wash away. Try it on a penny to see if it works.
(Source: Isha Shoppe India website)
SKU # YA506
Weight 0.3000
Material Type Copper
Returnable No
Featured Items Yes
Country of Manufacture India

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Great little cupReview by Nick Watson
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Great little cup which makes drinking water more smooth. Fits well on top of the jug. (Posted on 11/22/2013)
goes great with the jugReview by melissa
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love it. perfect size, good quality construction (Posted on 11/13/2013)

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