Copper is a versatile and useful metal for both physical and metaphysical healing purposes. It resonates with the Earth element and teaches the ancient ways of walking in Balance with the Planet and all the Beings upon it.
Studies have shown that Copper worn on the body becomes bioavailable through the process of ionic transdermal absorption. Additionally, Copper works to leech acidic sulphates out of your body through iontophoresis, helping to alkalize your blood and return your body to homeostasis. This is the magic of wearing Copper.
From Ayurvedic medicine:
Copper has been used to ease excess 'kapha' and is favorable for ailments of the liver, spleen, lymphatic, and immune system. Copper is used for treating obesity, anemia, and edema. A copper coin placed on the forehead subsides headaches and reduces blood pressure. Wearing a copper bracelet cures neurosis, insomnia, and alleviates joint and muscle pains. Copper helps improve metabolism, enhances insulin activity, and reduces inflammation. Copper and iron are two metals required for the formation and circulation of blood, beneficial for the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow and bone tissue.
From Western medicine:
Copper is found in all body tissues. It is required for making red blood cells, maintaining nerve cells, maintaining the immune system, and keeping bones healthy. Copper aids in the absorption and utilization of iron throughout one's body, which is essential for transferring oxygen in one's blood from the lungs to the tissues.
The Magic of Wearing Copper:
Our handcrafted Bangles work as an indicator for you. Depending on your body's chemistry, the metal will observably dull. This is the indication: your Bangle is telling you that you to need rest and drink more water. When you are well-rested and hydrated, your Bangle will shine itself, leaving blue-green (sulfates) coloration on your skin. This is easily washed off with soap and water. Also, the Bangle will dull and color your skin in extreme heat, such as in a sauna or sweat lodge. This is simply indication that your body is detoxing.