People swear by the power of copper. It is known to have therapeutic benefits for the body. The antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of copper make it a sought-after metal. Modern science emphasises on the health and medical use of copper in our daily life. We generally consume copper through food and water. Dark green leafy vegetables, whole grains, beans and potatoes are rich sources of copper. It is also found in abundance in cashew nuts, dried fruits, black pepper and yeast.
Historically, copper has been used to keep the body healthy and to enhance the positive energy in the body. It is also known to improve one’s mental health. Most people use copper idols and antiques as home decor for a calm and peaceful surrounding. One can find copper utensils and other items like copper bottles, glasses and copper tongue cleaners. You may have also noticed some people wearing copper rings or bracelets to improve their immunity and to ward off negative influences.
Health Benefits of Wearing a Copper Ring
Wearing a copper ring can cure problems related to the deficiency of copper in the body. It cures sleeping disorders, improves vision and improves the metabolic rate. It is known to uplift a person spiritually. The benefits of a pure copper ring/kada are given below.
1. Healthy Immune System
Copper improves physiological balance and strengthens the body. It purifies the blood, triggers the formation of haemoglobin and boosts blood circulation in the body. It also protects the body from the ill-effects of other highly toxic metals that come in contact with the body.
2. Revitalises the Heart
Copper rings keep the heart healthy and prevent heart attacks and other heart-related issues.
3. Maintains Blood Pressure
A copper ring controls blood pressure and keeps problems related to either low or high blood pressure at bay. A person wearing a copper ring will start to have a more steady blood pressure than before.
4. Improves Cardiovascular Health
Copper helps crosslink collagen, elastin and fibres in the body. These elastin fibres cover the aorta and surrounding regions. Copper, thus, strengthens these fibres and prevents acute aortic aneurysms.
5. Strengthens the Bones
The copper pain relief bracelet is popular among people who suffer from various bone and joint-related issues. A copper ring/bracelet is known to cure joint pain and arthritis. It heals and strengthens the bones and cures bone-related diseases and illnesses. It relaxes the joints and also relieves chronic conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
6. Promotes Absorption of Minerals
Copper rings and bracelets contain micro minerals like zinc and iron which are easily absorbed by the body. These minerals enter the bloodstream, and this absorption is more beneficial than taking mineral supplements. It is particularly advantageous for those who suffer from iron or zinc deficiency or are anaemic.
7. Improves Skin Health
It keeps the skin healthy and prevents common skin diseases and ailments.
8. Reduces Swelling
A copper ring can reduce swelling in various parts of the body like the hands, fingers, legs, etc.
9. Heals the Stomach
It is known to work wonders for most stomach-related issues. It also prevents acidity and eases the stomach.
10. Prevents Throat Diseases
It keeps the throat healthy and prevents and cures throat-related issues like cough.
11. Makes the Nails Strong
It fights all nail-related problems and keeps your nails healthy and shining always.
12. Anti-ageing Effects
Copper rings are well-known for their anti-ageing effects, and that makes them even more popular among people. The anti-oxidants present in copper prevent the toxicity of the body from increasing. Copper strengthens the density of elastic fibres and collagen which rejuvenates the skin, hair and keeps the gut healthy.
Astrological and Spiritual Benefits
Astrology has chalked out certain benefits of wearing copper rings. They are:
- Copper has a healing impact on the body. It helps control your senses and keeps away negative emotions like anger and anxiety.
- It spiritually awakens and protects the mind and the soul.
- It averts the negative effects of the sun and mars that occur due to the misplacement of the planets in your horoscope.
- A copper ring improves your personality spiritually, making you more popular and pleasing amongst your peers.
Here is a list of frequently asked questions:
1. In Which Finger Should I Wear a Copper Ring?
To gain maximum benefits, one should wear a pure copper ring on the ring finger. Men must wear it on the right hand and women on the left. Before you wear the ring, wash it with Ganga Jal or water from River Ganga and wear it before 12 pm on a Sunday.
2. Can Copper Rings Turn My Finger Green?
After prolonged use, your copper ring may have left a green mark on your ring finger. Some people believe that this skin discolouration is a sign that the copper ring is working well and is absorbing all the negative influences of the body. When copper reacts with sweat, air or other chemicals like lotions, soaps, etc., it turns green or bluish green. This can stain the skin as well. The discolouration is safe and is not harmful in any way. Just wash off the stain with soap and water.
Copper rings or bracelets can cure not only various health issues but also foster overall well-being in a person. It not only physically, but also spiritually rejuvenates a person. In case of any doubts or queries, it is best to consult your astrologer.