Benifits of wearing healing jewelry
Healing pieces unless stated have various amounts of copper. Copper is an essential nutrient for the body, together with iron it enables the body to form red blood cells. It helps maintain healthy bones, purified blood, blood vessels, nerves and immune function as well as contributing to iron and zinc absorption. Copper in the diet may help prevent
*cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis.
*Joint stiffness and joint pain, which thousands of people have felt relief and relaxation from.
*When you sweat while wearing copper mineral absorption occurs. Copper has micro minerals such as iron and zinc that are necessary for the body.
*Increasing cardiovascular health.
*Healthier immune system.
*Anti aging properties
Some symptoms that your body may be copper deficient
*Fatigue and weakness.
*weak and brittle bones.
*Problems with memory and learning.
*Sensitivity to cold
*Premature gray hair
Metal Wear and care
There are several metals that oxidize or may react with your skin to produce discoloration. A noticeable green discoloration may appear from a piece of jewelry such as a ring made of copper. Some Jewelry is pure copper while others may be metal overlay or plated. Additionally the copper could be apart of the metal alloy like sterling silver.
Specifically copper turns green because of something known as copper carbonate. the copper metal reacts with oxygen, resulting in the formulation of an outer layer of copper oxide.
The green color isn't harmful in itself, though some people may experience an itchy rash or some other sensitivity / reaction to the metal and may wish to avoid it.
Another metal that may cause discoloration is silver, found in sterling silver jewelry as well as plating or overlay. Additionally the silver is used as an alloying metal in gold pieces. Acids cause oxidation which can produce tarnish, This tarnish may appear as a black film on the skin or lack luster finish on the jewelry. which a silver polishing cloth or appropriate cleaner can remove it..
Its even possible for gold to produce discoloration and may irritate sensitive skin due to its alloying with silver. However, specific metals such as mostly all white gold, stainless steel, platinum, and rhodium are less likely to cause any discoloration, oxidation, tarnish or natural patina.
Further, you can greatly diminish the chances of any ring turning you finger green if your take care to follow these directives, Keep soap, lotion and or other chemicals such as perfumes and oils away from jewelry. Avoid bathing or swimming in pieces especially saltwater.