Copper is one of a relatively small group of metallic elements which are essential to human health. These elements, along with amino and fatty acids as well as vitamins, are required for normal metabolic processes. However, as the body cannot synthesize copper, the human diet must supply regular amounts for absorption. Copper is stored in the liver and excreted in bile salts.

In the human body, copper assists the utilization of iron.
Copper helps oxidize glucose and release energy. It helps the body absorb iron, Aids the thyroid gland in balancing and secreting hormones, Carries oxygen in the blood stream and Supplies the body’s tissues with oxygen which Increases the body’s energy levels. Aids in nerve and brain function. Needed for the functioning of the amino acid, tyrosine. It is essential for making red blood cells.