For thousands of years people have appreciated copper’s many natural properties. Ancient Egyptians, Romans and Aztecs used copper for health, wellness, and antimicrobial purposes and it is known to possess antimicrobial properties and enhancement benefits.
- Copper provides antimicrobial protection against damaging bacteria, fungus, and microbes that can cause stains, odors, and product deterioration – more effective than stainless steel or silver containing coatings
- Essential nutrient for the human body
- Non-sensitizing, and non-irrating to the skin; not harmful to people or the environment
 Gregor Grass, Christopher Rensing, and Marc Solioz. Metallic Copper as an Antimicrobial Surface, Applied Environmental Microbiology, 2011 March; 77(5): 1541-1547 and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3067274