Monday, April 11, 2005

Brass containers prevent diseases : Indian traditional knowledge scientifically approved

According to rediff news, NATURE published an article on one of the Indian traditional ideas of water treatment and found a microbiological basis for it.

Indians believe that traditional brass water containers offer some protection against sickness. The idea, intrigued Reed (UK scientist) , who was in Asia (along with his Indian students) investigating the anti-bacterial effects of sunlight on water.

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