How To Clean Copper Bottle

What is Copper Corrosion?

Copper corrosion is the corrosion of substances made from copper or copper alloys. Copper oxidizes when uncovered to the atmosphere, inflicting commonly vivid copper

surfaces to tarnish. After some years, this tarnish regularly modifies to darkish brown or black and subsequently to green. Copper toxicity may scare many as it can be hazardous to the body. Copper toxicity is usually a result of using a corroded copper bottle. Corrosion in a copper bottle can appear because of storing ingredients that can be acidic and relies upon the water's softness.

Copper bottles must be cleaned well and frequently from the interior to maximize their advantages. One would want to clean the copper bottle regularly to retain its natural purity. The bottle may develop rust on the inner side if not cleaned well. Drinking water from rust can be very harmful. However, some copper bottles may be difficult to clean, like the ones with copper plating. There are copper bottles that are reasonably priced and do not offer health advantages compared to ones made of 100% pure copper.

How to Clean Copper Bottle

For maximum effectiveness, it is essential to maintain the copper bottles in a 100% natural way. The next part of the blog focuses on how to clean a copper water bottle. The following ways are the most traditional techniques that have been followed for decades for cleaning copper bottles. One must avoid using harsh chemicals to clean the bottle.

Vinegar and Salt

Vinegar bottle

The combination of table salt and vinegar decreases the oxidation of copper. Continue to scrub the copper container to remove any discoloration with a soft wet cloth. Then rinse with water.

There is another method to clean copper bottles using these two ingredients. Put vinegar, salt, and water in a pot. Bring the water to a boil and place the copper bottle into the boiling water. When the tarnish comes off, rinse it with water and pat it dry.

Lemon and salt

Lemon & Salt

One may use only lemon and rub it on the copper bottle to remove the tarnish. Another method is to make a paste with lemon juice and salt and rub it on the copper surface with a soft wet cloth. Then rinse off with hot water and pat it dry. 



Soak tamarind in a bowl and mix the pulp and water to form a paste. Apply the paste to the copper bottle and leave it for 20 minutes. After that, rub the dry paste from the bottle and rinse it with water.

Baking Soda

Baking Soda

Another alternative could be baking soda in case other options are not available. Mix baking soda with lemon or vinegar and scrub the mixture on the outer surface. Rinse and wipe with a cotton cloth.

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To clean the bottle from inside, take salt, lemon, or vinegar and make a mixture. Now, Pour the mixture into the bottle and add some water. Actively shake the bottle. Discard the contents in the bottle and wash it with water. 

Mix tamarind and water, pour it inside the bottle, and shake. Then cleanse the bottle with water.