Toe rings, popularly called bichhiya, is commonly worn by Hindu married women. While it is mandatory for married women to wear a bichhiya, unmarried ones are not supposed to wear them. The ring should be worn in any of the three middle toes. History of toe rings among married women is very significant in the Indian tradition. It is believed that when Ravana abducted Sita, she dropped her toe ring on the way so that Lord Rama could understand where she was taken. Besides being a fashion statement, there are several traditional beliefs and scientific reasons behind why these rings should be worn. Check them out..
Reflexology texts say that wearing toe rings ensures a regular periodic cycle and solves all your menstruation related problems. According to Ayurveda, the nerve of the second toe is connected to the uterus. Wearing a ring on that toe ensures the health of your uterus and solves all your gynecological problems.