Copper is considered an essential mineral for our body Ayurveda recommends storing water overnight in a copper jug and drinking it first thing in the morning for maintaining good health .The water stored this way is called 'Tamra Jal' and it helps to balance all three doshas (Kapha, Vata and Pitta.)Drink water from a copper vessel to reap numerous health advantage.' If you think hard, each one of us, one time or the other, have been advised to practice this.Elders in the family emphasise on many home remedies, one of them being drinking water in copper vessel. It is considered very beneficial for our health. Their aim was probably to safeguard drinking water but there's more to the story. In today's modern world where we have UV filters and RO purifiers to purify water, the storage of water in metal containers may sound old-fashioned and not needed. However, this age-old practice referenced in ancient texts of Ayurveda is now supported by several.