2. Ayurvedic perspective of Nose Piercing
Shushruta Samhita, one of the ancient ayurvedic texts states that wearing nose piercing was followed from ages. It says that nose piercing and wearing a nose stud or nose ring lessens the pain occurs in menstrual cycles and also the pain caused at the time of labour (when giving birth). Women are sensitive by nature and they need to be protected more than men. So most of the traditions and customs are intended to be followed to ensure good health of women. Nose piercing is one of them.