G MART Jointless Copper Water Bottle with Copper Steel Glasses Combo Set Copper is wonderful! It plays an important role in the system. It is necessary to convert iron to hemoglobin. It is also vital to respiration. According to research, protein hemoglobin carries oxygen in the blood and requires copper for its synthesis and function. He also states that copper may be useful in helping with lung damage associated with emphysema. Interestingly enough, scientists have found that copper plays a key role in slowing down the degenerative effects of rheumatoid arthritis. It will interact with the pigments in fats to inhibit free radical formation, helping with all types of inflammatory disturbances. Copper is great for a number of things. Has been found to be quite effective in expelling parasites from the system. Once copper is ingested, parasites try to leave the system and you may experience what is called a toxic flush or healing crisis. Copper is also wonderful for the skin, hair, arteries, metabolism and cellular oxidation Water stored in copperware is the boon of life. Purified, it regulates digestion and cardiac orders - the basis of good health as practiced by Ayurveda and Rishis from old vedic times. It has been known for thousands years that copper alloy can arrest the growth of bacteria, viruses and fungi. Our scriptures also advocate the drinking of four glasses of water stored overnight in a copper utensil every morning. "The diseases-causing bacteria cannot survive for more than a few hours on copper surfaces"