Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Facts about Nose piercing

In Indian culture, piercing is a very ancient practice. In olden days, both men and women used to get their nose and ears pierced. This custom of piercing the nose was brought to India in the 16th century by Mughal Emperors. Piercing is usually done in eyebrows, navel, nose and ears. One should take extra care to keep the pierced area free from infection. The pierced area should be cleaned with a germicidal agent. According to the belief in Ayurveda, a woman who gets her nose pierced experience less pain during delivery. Through piercing some vein is pressed that makes the child birth easier.


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