Element #29 on the Periodic Table, Copper (Cu) is a red, lustrous ductile, highly malleable metal.
The health benefits of copper are crucial for healthy existence, as this mineral enables normal metabolic process in association with amino acids and vitamins. Copper cannot be produced within the body and needs to be sourced from external sources. Copper is the third most prevalent mineral in the body and it is mostly carried by the blood plasma protein, Ceruloplasmin. In order to enjoy health benefits of copper, it must be included in diet of an individual. A diet deficient in Copper causes premature graying of the hair, and low collagen in the skin, which may result in wrinkling.
Deficiency symptoms: Deficiency of copper can have the following symptoms in human beings:
Anemia, Low body temperature, Brittle bones, Osteoporosis, Dilated veins, Low white blood cell count ,Uneven heartbeat, Elevated cholesterol levels, Low resistance to infections, Birth defects, Low skin pigmentation, Thyroid disorders
Anti inflammatory, normal growth, healthy pigmentation of hair and eyes, healthy connective tissue, brain stimulation, bactericidal properties, thyroid function, Iron assimilation, formation of hemoglobin & red blood cells, enzyme reactions, protein metabolism, vitamin C oxidation, beneficial for graying and thinning hair.
The Minerals should be placed under the tongue (sublingually) and 1 minute should pass before the individual swallows. We recommend waiting 30 seconds to a minute before taking another mineral. This allows maximum absorption into the bloodstream and the cells.