Storing water in a copper jug makes it germ free and fit for drinking. You just have to store the water in the jug for over two hours to get the benefits. This water retains the essential minerals and kills the germs giving good health to the owner. The benefits of drinking water stored in copper jug have been mentioned in ancient Ayurveda texts. Just drinking four glasses in the morning can help fight against indigestion, heart problems, arthritis and also increases the power of the brain. Copper charged water aids the body in strengthening the myelin sheaths which protects the neurons the cells in the brain. The water also has good effect on the skin and hair. The pigment which imparts colour to hair and skin is made by body using copper as a catalyst.
To keep it in a shiny look use a mixture of equal parts vinegar and water with some common salt occasionally. Use cotton cloth instead of steel wool to maintain the shiny look without the scratches. Use soft cotton cloth and mild detergent for daily cleaning.