Kissing is a magical way through which we can show someone that we care about.
When we kiss, the feeling is extraordinary, but have you ever think that it has a good effect on your physical health. We present the 10 curious facts about kissing you simply have to know…
The word kiss origins from the old English cyssan, which is from the proto-Germanic word kussijanan-stemming from the sound kissing makes.
Kissing increases levels of oxytocin and endorphins, the body`s calming and feel good chemicals. It also increases dopamine, which assist with romantic attachment.
Mangaia Island inhabitants had never heard of kissing, until the English arrived there in the 1700s.
The first recorded kiss is in the early Vedic scriptures, dating around 1500BC. It describes people as sniffing with their mouths.
Lips have 100X the nerve endings of fingertips. Humans are also the only who have lips with a distinct colored border.
20 % of the bacteria in your saliva is unique to you. When it is exchanged in kissing it helps build immunity. A kiss exchanges between 10 million and 1 billion bacteria.
When a man kisses a woman it is possible for her testosterone levels (testosterone belongs to a class of male hormones, but women also have testosterone) to be raised. This raises her receptivity and libido.
The scientists are unsure as to the specific roots of kissing. It may be linked to the good feelings attached with feeding as an infant.
A regular kiss involves two muscles in the face. French kissing or “soul-kissing“ involves all 34 facial muscles.
Researches found that 80% of people tilt to the right when kissing. Left turners were perceived as being more flexible in their kissing.