How to Clean Copper Water Bottle?

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Copper is an essential trace mineral that is very important to human health. According to Ayurveda, drinking water from copper vessels in the morning on an empty stomach helps balance all three Doshas—Kapha, Vata and Pitta—which then improve metabolic process and several other health benefits. Fill the Copper Bottles and leave let it rest for 8 hours or leave it overnight. Copper kills undesirable bacteria and viruses give you more than 20 health benefits. We, at Pinnaclz Worldwide ensures you that all our products are made up of 100% pure copper with no toxic lacquer coating on them which is been commonly used by others to give extra shine. 

How to clean Copper Utensils | Best Copper Cleaning Method

Copper products get stain and darken over a period of time. The reason for sudden color change in a copper utensil or a pot is because copper does not react with water but it does react with atmospheric oxygen to form a layer of brown-black copper oxide which, unlike the rust that forms on iron in moist air, protects the underlying metal from further corrosion. It is not permanent and can be removed, polishing copper utensils take up a little elbow grease but drinking water from copper utensils gives amazing health benefits like fighting cancer, acts as an anti-ageing agent, is full of oxidants, lowers the risk of heart diseases and hypertension, helps in better functioning of the digestive system, protection against infections, beating anemia etc. Here are the top 3 methods to clean the copper water bottle:

Lemon and Salt Method:

Lemon & Salt method is one of the traditional and easiest methods to clean the copper vessels. The ingredients required are easily available in any kitchen. Take a bowl and mix, 1/2 of lemon juice, and salt with water and put this mixture into the copper water bottle. Leave the bottle for 15-20 minutes. Shake the bottle for a few minutes, so that mixtures touches every inside part of the bottle. Rinse away the water from the bottle, and clean it with normal water 2-3 times. Do this only once a week.

Clean copper water bottle with lemon and salt

Vinegar and Salt Method:

Vinegar and salt are other commonly found ingredients in the kitchen. Add 1 tablespoon salt with 2 tablespoons of vinegar. Let the salt dissolve properly in vinegar and then apply this mixture over the copper vessel with the help of a cotton cloth or a cotton ball and rub the vessel thoroughly with it until stains are gone. Wash properly with water. Use cotton cloth to dry these vessels completely to avoid stains building up by water again.

Baking Soda Method:

Baking soda is always a good bet when it comes to cleaning copper. Instead of salt, baking soda can also be used with lemon or vinegar for cleaning copper vessels and follow the same techniques. This method will prove to be one of the most efficient ones in cleaning the stains.

Baking Soda to clean copper water bottle

Essential Tips:

  • Always use cotton cloth to clean your utensils after washing them with water. This will   avoid stain building up on your copper vessel due to water again.
  • Always keep your copper vessel completely dry when not in use and keep them in a dry place.
  • Never store milk in copper vessel and citrus drinks in it.
  • Don’t keep the copper bottle in freezer, tough it can be kept in fridge but not for more than 2-3 hrs.
  • Don’t use it if you are suffering from Wilson disease or you are on any other medication.