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Raise your hand if you’re a fan of staying hydrated all day — ????????♀️
Water first thing when you wake up… water throughout the day… and water before bed. Drinking water all day is essential and if you do this on the daily it can truly help you win the day.
I mean, is there anything better?
Well actually, there is.
And it has to do with the method in which you drink your water.
In today’s health conscious world, there’s a whole lot of buzz around different practices and areas of nutrition. One in particular that I’ve learned about from my friends Lauryn, Rich and Jordan’s podcasts over the last few months — is Ayurveda.
Ayurveda (or Ayurvedic medicine) is a holistic system of medicine that originates from ancient Indian practices from over 5,000 years ago. Often referred to as the “science of life” (Ayur = science, Veda = knowledge), Ayurveda explains that all human beings in the universe are made up of each of five elements — earth, air, space, fire, water. Ayurveda groups these elements into three pairings known as “doshas” — Vata (space/air), Pitta (fire/water) and Kapha (earth/water). Every one of us is born with a unique makeup of these doshas which plays heavily into an individual’s health and full potential.
By understanding your unique element or dosha makeup, Ayurveda is able to uncover insights around your mind and body, providing an uber personalized approach to healing around diet, treatments, massage, preventing ailments and curing disease. The more balanced your doshas are, the more healthy you feel.
Pretty interesting, right? Especially if you’ve never heard of this system before, like I hadn’t.
Another fun fact I uncovered in this research is that yoga is the sister practice to Ayurveda. So yogis — this post is for you!
Want to learn more about the three doshas? Read this post.
Want to discover your Ayurvedic makeup? Take this short quiz.
I took the quiz and actually discovered I’m influenced by not one, but two doshas — Pitta and Vata, with the first one being more dominant than the other. Drop your dosha in the comments below!
So now that we’re clear on what Ayurveda is — let’s talk about how drinking water out of copper (the Ayurvedic way) can lead to some amaaaazing health benefits.
Water that is stored in a copper vessel is known as “tamra jal” in Ayurvedic medicine. When the water comes in contact with copper, it becomes ionized with positive health properties of the element and essentially becomes natural alkaline water.
Alkaline refers to the level of “pH” in a liquid or the level of acidity which is generally expressed on a scale of 0-14. Liquids like coffee and vinegar have a high acidity (pH of under 7), where liquids with a pH of over 7 are non-acidic and are referred to as “alkaline” or “basic” liquids.
Alkaline water (or non-acidic water) is believed to help neutralize acidity in the body which can help:
– increase energy levels
– detoxify the body
– slow down aging
– support weight loss
– cleanse the colon
– rejuvenate the skin
– support the health of muscles and joints
– and even prevent numerous diseases, like cancer
Still with me? Recent studies have even found that alkaline water may benefit those with diabetes or high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Storing water in a copper bottle can be similar to water becoming alkalized by passing through a mountain spring, absorbing minerals.
So if you don’t have access to mountain springs… as I didn’t during our recent trip to Joshua Tree or during my days spent working from home… using copper to alkalize your water is your best option.
Which leads me to an exciting new product I discovered through my Ayurvedic research…
One of my favorite things about being the editor of this blog, is that I get the opportunity to seek out, test and share new brands and products with my amazing audience of stylish and health conscious women.
And this alkaline water bottle by Copper H2O is the latest and greatest I’m oh so excited to share.
Founded by a Canadian power couple two years ago, Copper H2O was born in an effort to help people stay healthy and eliminate the use of disposable water bottles in our world.
Each water bottle is handmade by skilled artisans using traditional methods and made of 100% pure high-grade food safe copper. No additional metals, alloys or lining are added to Copper H2O’s bottles.
Amazon buyer beware — many sellers falsely claim to have pure copper water bottles.
The hammering detail on each bottle not only represents a beautiful aesthetic, but it helps increase the surface area of copper inside the bottle in order to make contact with the water in it. More contact = more health benefits.
These gorgeous vessels can be purchased through the Copper H2O online site and if you’re local to Seattle, will arrive within 1-2 days as they are distributed through a center just south of Vancouver, BC!
You have a selection between two sizes — 20oz or 27oz — and the price ranges from $34 – $43.
I opted for the 20oz size as it was the perfect addition to my hiking pack for our recent trip, and it’s been amazing to carry around with me in my handbag when I’m on the go.
I love that I can put any type of water in it — tap, filtered, bottled — and that is anti-bacterial, self-cleaning and can last a lifetime!
Like can it get any better? Sorry Swell…
And because Copper H2O is on a roll with positivity… there’s one more plus. The founders believe in good karma, which is why rather than trying to fund their bank account, this company is working to make the world a better place. 15% of all profits go to several non-profit organizations that work towards clean water supply in developing countries.
So by purchasing a Copper H2O water bottle, you’ll be doing your part to create a positive impact in the community.
Enjoy the good karma and snag your new, unique, beautiful and elevated water bottle today! You’ll have heads turning and a glowing soul in no time.
CLICK HERE TO GRAB YOUR ALKALINE WATER BOTTLE AND RECEIVE 10% OFF WITH CODE “SUN10” AT CHECKOUT
Major thank you to Jessica, the female founder of Copper H2O, for allowing me to test out this amazing new product for you all. I am so excited to carry this accessory around with me for life and to watch the success of this company!
Cheers to good health —
// cb ✌????
Lifestyle blogger, photographer, mother to my son Boden and frenchie Smalls, wife to my hubs Trevor.
I built this space in an attempt to inspire you to find your edit and empower you to create the life you desire. Through digital content and honest storytelling, I hope to guide you along the way. Because everyone has an edit, and I'm here to help you find yours.
Get To Know Me
Mother. Wife. Blogger. Photographer. I built this space in an attempt to inspire you to find your edit and empower you to create the life you desire. Through digital content and honest storytelling, I hope to guide you along the way. Because everyone has an edit, and I'm here to help you find yours.
Hi, I'm Cortney
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