Medical (microbial)


RamasesCopper’s anti-infection properties have been known since the days of scalpel-wielding ancient Egyptians, but modern medicine has not fully exploited these benefits until now.

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Antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care units (ICU) kill 97 percent of bacteria that can cause hospital-acquired infections.

 


Copper-Band-AidThe ancient Egyptians used the disinfecting effect of copper by treating wounds with a mixture of copper filings and honey.

 

Copper’s anti-infection properties have been known over 4000 years ago by the Ancient Egyptians.  at least since the days of scalpel-wielding ancient Egyptians, but modern medicine has not fully exploited these benefits — until now.