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Polished Copper Straw in Shweshwe Storage Pouch

  • £6.00

Beautiful, reusable and 100% recyclable pure copper straws. A perfect alternative to plastic.  They'll keep your drinks cold and are safe for you as well as the environment. Our polished copper straws come in a choice of 7 coloured Shweshwe pouches.  

DIMENSIONS 6.5 x 210mm

Copper has proven natural anti-microbial properties and after cleaning with warm water and soft soap your copper straw will be 99% sterile within 60 minutes, unlike other straw materials which are only sterile after they have been sterilized.

Coppers health benefits are pretty astonishing. Foods that are copper rich have have often been referred to as 'brain foods' as it enhances the neural pathways that influence creative thinking. Copper reduces inflammation in the body, that's why arthritic people often wear copper bangles. It is responsible for the production of dozens of enzymes, including one called tyrosinase that assists in melanin production. Melanin is a compound that pigments (or colors) the skin, hair, and eyes. Melanin acts as a natural sunscreen, protecting your skin, hair, and eyes from sun exposure by absorbing the damaging ultraviolet rays. Other amazing benefits include reducing cholesterol, enhancing blood circulation, supporting bone health, fighting infection and promoting healthy digestion so  

It is a trace mineral found in all bodily organs. Although copper is an essential mineral for survival, it isn’t made by the body therefore to get enough copper you’ll need to obtain it through your diet. A great way of absorbing traces of copper is by drinking through our copper straws.

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