Copper bottles serve as the perfect substitute for plastic bottles. Not only is it good for the environment but also works wonders for your health. The Indians have been using copper pots for centuries now. Copper bottles come with endless benefits. They are excellent in boosting overall immunity and health. If you are looking to buy a set of designer copper bottles or have already purchased one but do not really know how to use it efficiently, then this article is for you. We, at Indian Art Villa, are happy to share the key things that you must remember while using your beautiful copper bottles. 

Things To Consider While Shopping For Copper Bottles

  • What Happens When You Store Water In A Copper Bottle?
  • By now, you must have understood the benefits of drinking water in a copper bottle. So the next important step is to understand how it works. Many health magazines and fitness experts recommend storing water in copper bottles for nearly 8 hours before consuming it. The reason behind that is when you store water in copper vessels overnight, some amount of copper ions diffuse into the water. They further act s an antimicrobial agent and can destroy a large variety of molds, microbes, fungi and whatnot, therefore making your water safe to drink.

  • The Right Uses Copper Bottles
  • Once you have bought copper bottles from our extensive range of bottles that come in different patterns, sizes and designs, it is now time to understand how to use them to attain maximum benefits.

    • First and foremost, after you receive your copper bottles, wash them thoroughly with water.
    • Now, fill your bottles with water and close the lid tightly. Store the water for at least six hours or even eight hours, and then consume it.

    Fill up your bottle with room temperature water before sleeping every night and drink it in the morning. We can guarantee that it will work wonders in regulating your digestive as well as the immune system, thus maintaining your health. Drinking water in a copper bottle will keep your digestive system on the roll and also balance your metabolism for the rest of the day. You will feel rejuvenated and light all day long. 

  • Why Does Copper Bottles Get Black On The Inside?
  • Well, copper bottles tend to get black on the inside with time. But it is not something you should worry about. It happens because copper forms copper oxide as you store water in a copper bottle overnight. The blackness starts to appear because of oxidation. It is a good sign as it implies that your copper bottle is 100% pure and is working efficiently to clean the water. You will be able to retain the original color of your bottle when you wash it. 

  • Using Copper Bottles For Milk Or Juice Is A Big No-No
  • Copper is excellent for storing water as it keeps your water clean and safe. Nevertheless, other forms of liquid such as milk or juice are not supposed to be stored in copper vessels. Why? Because copper is not good with acidic beverages or foods and since milk contains lactic acid and juices like orange juice contain citric acid, it is never a good idea to store either of these in copper bottles. The acid tends to react with copper and storing such things in it will spoil their taste. We say that you should avoid storing all the liquids except water in a copper bottle. Use your designer copper bottles for water and only water.

  • Do Not Pour Hot Water In Your Copper Bottles
  • Copper bottles work as a purifier for your water due to oxidisation. When you pour hot water into a copper water bottle, the process will get disturbed. Furthermore, since copper is a highly reactive metal, it will absorb the heat, thus making it difficult for you to carry it. Although pouring lukewarm water in your copper bottle is fine, you must not fill it with boiling or hot water. Boiling/hot water can have a negative impact on your bottle. Hot water escalates the reactions of copper, thus causing the water to absorb too much copper ions from your bottle. The ideal way to use a copper bottle is to store room temperature or lukewarm water in it to attain maximum benefits.

  • Never Store Your Copper Bottle In A Deep Freezer
  • It is never a good idea to store your copper bottles in a deep freezer. The reactions that work on purifying your water occur efficiently only at room temperature. If you put your bottle in a deep freezer, you will lose its benefits. According to the Ayurveda, you must anyway consume room temperature water instead of cold water. It helps in better digestion. On the other hand, if you drink cold water, it can freeze the enzymes in your gut potentially. This will slow down your digestion and is likely to escalate the number of toxins in your body. 

  • Is Using Detergent On Copper Bottles A Good Idea?
  • Well, you must know that copper is a natural material. Using detergent or soap on copper will result in a decreased lifetime. We recommend that you clean your copper bottles with natural ingredients such as salt and lime. 

    Final Conclusion on Uses of Copper Water Bottle

    The good news is that at Indian Art Villa, you will find only handmade copper bottles that are curated by exceptionally skilled artisans using traditional ways. In our collection, every bottle that you will come across is unique in its own way. We have plain as well as hammered copper bottles in our vault. However, we are sure that you will like the hammered ones better because they look absolutely beautiful and unique. They also have an increased surface area of copper on the inside that is contacted with the water you store in it. We must have you know that the greater the physical contact between copper and water, the more health benefits you will attain. So, if you are planning to replace your plastic bottles with exquisite and one-of-a-kind copper bottles, Indian Art Villa has got you covered.

    Virendra Taluka is the founder of Indian Art Villa, a company that specializes in copperware, brassware & bronzeware kitchenware, home decor and spiritual items. With over 35 years' experience in the industry, Virendra has dedicated his career to preserving the rich cultural heritage of India through his work. With a team of skilled artisans, he started producing high-quality brass utensils, copper utensils, and other household items that quickly gained popularity across the country.

    Author: Virendra Taluka