Water should be ideally stored for 6-8 hours in a copper bottle to gain maximum benefits from it.

Do we need to clean copper bottle everyday?
You need to clean copper daily in order to keep it clean and pure. Since bottles have narrow mouths, they are very tedious to clean,” Deshpande said. “If not cleaned properly, it's possible that the bottle develops rust on the inner side.

Is it OK to put lemon in copper bottle?
They will react with the metal and can cause copper poisoning. Anything citrus, like lemon juice, lime juice and orange juice, is unsafe. Yogurt also is a dubious thing to store inside copper because the acidic properties can react against the copper too.

Having curd or any other milk product besides water, in a copper vessel, is harmful. The copper tends to react with the minerals and vitamins present in milk which can further lead to food poisoning. Not just that, you can also experience nausea and nervousness due to the reaction.


Simply sprinkle a pinch of salt on a slice of lemon, allow the salt to dissolve, and then gently rub it on the surface of your bottle. The lemon and salt will form a mixture that will naturally remove the patina and restore the copper's shine. Once done, rinse with water and dry well.