Medicinally copper has been used for thousands of years. Ancient cultures recognized copper as a healing mineral. Copper was found useful for its healing powers both internally and externally. It is still used in the treatment of wounds and skin diseases, as well as internal diseases, anemia, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and heart disease. It is also used for its healing properties in improving circulation of blood, increasing energy and detoxification of the body. Copper is considered a mineral to increase energy and mental agility. In legend, copper is said to be the metal of the God Hermes, who facilitates mental agility, and quick wit.
Physically copper is used in traditional Folk remedies to bring additional energies for all types of healing, treatment for arthritis, relieving pain of broken bones, sexual instability and low energy.Copper jewelry is said to ease joint stiffness and arthritis by opening the flow of blocked energy. In this way Copper supports the body’s natural healing process.
Metaphysically Copper is known to stimulate the flow of energy and enhance psychic abilities. Known as an energy conductor copper can move energy, amplify thoughts, assist in channeling and communicating with higher dimensional beings. Copper has the ability to ground and transfer a wide array of vibrational frequencies from the spiritual to the physical. Copper is known to support healing by keeping the pathways for healing open. The many benefits to wearing copper make it a wonderful alternative to sterling silver.