Copper

What other names is Copper known by?

Atomic number 29, Citrate de Cuivre, Cobre, Copper Citrate, Copper Gluconate, Copper Sulfate, Cu, Cuivre, Cuivre Élémentaire, Cupric Oxide, Cupric Sulfate, Cupric Sulfate Pentahydrate, Cuprum Aceticum, Cuprum Metallicum, Elemental Copper, Gluconate de Cuivre, Numéro Atomique 29, Oxyde Cuivrique, Pentahydrate de Sulfate de Cuivre, Sulfate de Cuivre, Sulfate Cuivrique, Sulfate Cuprique.

What is Copper?

Copper is a mineral.

Likely Effective for...

  • Copper deficiency.
  • Anemia due to copper deficiency.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Osteoporosis. Taking copper in combination with zinc, manganese, and calcium might slow bone loss in postmenopausal women.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Wound healing, arthritis, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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