Copper has been touted for its health benefits (Why Copper page) since the age of the ancient Egyptians. Natural copper can prevent the growth of bacteria, viruses, mold and fungi. It can control odors, stimulate blood circulation, support your immune system, and reduce pain and inflammation. Copper can even promote the growth of collagen in your skin to slow the aging process. The Copper Mattress has three times as much copper as other mattress brands.