Copper is an essential nutrient to all higher plants and animal life. In animals and humans it is present in tissues, liver, muscles and bone. The main function of copper in the body is to act as a co-factor in various enzymes and copper based pigments. In fact, due to its reported healing powers, copper has been used extensively in devices known as “Bio-Circuits”. At lower level, all components, (copper, zinc, etc.) are actually needed to sustain life, thus we take multivitamins and mineral supplements.