Copper plays vital role in healthcare. Few days back, there was story about using copper in operation theater (Read here https://www.facebook.com/marut.mitra.5/posts/234633339994915)
While our generation is busy in mocking and laughing on every minute ritual our forefathers were following for centuries (under the influence of movies released recently), world is inventing utility of our practices.
Isn’t it foolishness to wait for lab to prove things when personal experience gives more better results of following our culture?
Digest this another example and next time, do not make fun of your grand mother when she shower her Gods in copper utensils.
Things to take care while embracing copper
Blue Vitriol of copper Sulfate is known as ‘तुथ्यम’ in संस्कृत. Green Vitriol is known as मयूरतुथ्यम. From तुथ्यम, Persian word ‘tutia’. तुथ्यम is prescribed by Charaka and Sushruta as an ingredient for prepating medicines to treat ulcers & leprosy. It is antiseptic and germicide against fungus infections. The health benefits of copper include proper growth, utilization of iron, enzymatic reactions, connective tissues, hair, eyes, ageing and energy production. Apart from these, heart rhythm, thyroid glands, arthritis, wound healing. RBC formation and cholesterol are other health benefits of copper.Copper enables normal metabolic process in association with amino acids and vitamins. Therefore the health benefits of copper are crucial for healthy existence. Copper is the 3rd most prevalent mineral in the body and is mostly carried by the blood plasma protein – Ceruloplasmin. Copper cannot be produced within the body and hence to be sourced from external food sources.
Impure copper is not good. Ayurveda has WARNED that consumption of impure copper leads to disorders. Purification process for medicinal purpose:
Tuthya pieces are transferred in a muslin cloth and tied to form a poultice. This poultice is cooked in a combined mixture of Go-Mutra (cow’s fresh urine), Mahish-Mutra (buffalo’s fresh urine) and Aja-Mutra(goat’s fresh urine) with help of a Dolayantra for 1 Prahar. After the process is completed, Shudh (purified) Tuthya is obtained.
Aluminum in vaccines and other medicines as preservative.
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