Scientific Reasons Behind Nose Piercing

Scientific Reasons Behind Nose Piercing

The Long Followed Tradition

It was a long followed custom in some places to wear a nose ring. Usually it is worn by married women, either in the left or right or both sides of ones nose. This in some places like India is meant to be a way to worship their gods. But it also has a lot of scientific reasons.

It was a long followed custom in some places to wear a nose ring. Usually married women wear it, either in the left or right or both sides of ones nose. This in some places like India is a way to worship their gods.
Apart from aesthetes and believes this has its own hidden scientific purposes.

The Health Benefits

This was introduced as it had a lot of health benefits.
According to Ayurveda piercing our nose can help activate the energy center there. It help ease respiration, and it increases the energy level in the body. Keeping us active round the clock.
It helped reduce risks of:-
  • Respiratory problems.
  • Hearing problems.
  • Fits.
  • Blood pressure control.
  • Reduces the pain during childbirth.
And not only that it also ease pain during menstruation.
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Also, the oculists believed, it is very difficult to bring into control or hypnotize or mesmerize the women who wear such sort of nose rings, as this functions in controlling the brainwave length thus avoiding a surrender to the opponent who try to hypnotize.

This is a breath regularize to eliminate the poison that comes out while breathing carbon.

It is preferred that women wear nose rings on the left nostril since the nerves leading from the left nostril are associated with the female reproductive organs. Piercing the nose at this position helps in easing childbirth.

Only Females Wear Nose Ring -Is That So?

Males have no reason to wear nose rings. They don’t have menstrual problems to deal with nor do they need to undergo child birth. But some men do wear nose rings for aesthetic purpose. It is not a total bad idea but it has no consequences.

The whole idea of males wearing nose rings is quite new to the society and can have adverse reactions too.

What Type of Nose Ring to Wear?

Well this is a very widely asked question. Usually at the start it is 14k gold, 18k gold, or titanium type which is widely worn.

if the piercing is placed higher on your nose, the larger the ring will fit good. However, if the angle of the piercing  is too steep, the ring will stick out too far from your nose. Ring-style jewelry works well for healing, but if you require an adornment that is more discreet, you will prefer a stud style initially.

But at last it depends on ones choice and face structure. Make sure to choose the right one according to how it looks on you.

And also don’t frequently keep changing the nose rings as it can create damage to your nose. And start releasing puss like substances.

What is the Best Metal for Nose rings?

Two common issues that people face after a nose piercing are allergies and infections. While there are a range of factors that can contribute to this, one major aspect to consider is the type of metal you choose for your nose ring.

There are a wide range of metals in the market and to choose is a big deal.

Hear is a list of recommended metals to choose considering the safety of your skin:-

  • Surgical Stainless Steel (SSS) type
  • Titanium type
  • Niobium type
  • Gold type

And the list of metals to avoid are:-

  • Sterling silver
  • Plastic and nylon
  • Plated-metal

These can have adverse effects on your skin. Leading to rashes and allergies and other complications.

These all have scientific reasons. And in India all women after their puberty start to wear this nose ring and are told to wear gold nose ring only as a custom.

This leads us to the conclusion that not all customs are superstitious believes, and some do have scientific reasons like this one.



One comment

  1. Nose piercings, which are not just for women but for men, are said to help increase the amount of blood flow in the body and to help the body release more oxygen.

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