Handmade item made of copper, 1.75 inches in length...
Copper is an essential micronutrient that has numerous health, wellness and beauty benefits, from improved appearance of skin, to treatment of wounds and skin conditions, and it also aids in maintaining metabolic processes, among countless other health benefits.
Your body does not produce copper naturally, so you must add it to your body from external sources such as by wearing copper jewelry. Your body stores copper in your bones and muscles. Copper provides numerous health benefits. A few are listed here.
Anti-Aging - Copper is an antioxidant that can improve the condition of your skin. It safeguards your cell membranes from free radicals and helps your skin and joints produce collagen and elastin to prevent premature aging and promote skin elasticity. Even the Egyptian gods Cleopatra and Nefertiti used copper to stay youthful.
Skin Health - Copper is a component of melanin, which provides pigment and sun protection to your hair, skin and eyes. It also aids in the production of new cells, replenishing the top layer of your skin to produce a smooth and clear appearance.
Antibacterial - Copper destroys and inhibits the growth of microbes, fungi and bacteria, including E Coli. It can be used as medicine when ingested (from water stored in a copper vessel) or applied topically to boost your immune system, prevent infection, improve wound healing and speed the healing process of tissues. In fact, the U.S. EPA found copper to be the only solid material that can kill bacteria that pose a threat to human health.
Cognitive Stimulant - Copper is a brain stimulant that is associated with higher thought processes. Copper opens neural pathways and encourages creativity and improved brain functioning. In short, it makes your brain work faster and more efficiently – who doesn’t want that?!