Female body odour is a potential cue to ovulation.

@article{Singh2001FemaleBO,
  title={Female body odour is a potential cue to ovulation.},
  author={Devendra Pal Singh and P. Matthew Bronstad},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={268 1469},
  pages={797-801}
}
Human body odours have been reported to influence female mate choice. Women prefer the odours of immunocompatible men and, during their fertile period, judge the body odours of men with symmetrical bodies--which is indicative of genetic quality--as sexy and pleasant. The reproductive success of men largely depends on mating with fertile women, but it is not known whether men can detect a woman's fertile period. We asked women who had regular menstrual cycles and who were not using hormonal… CONTINUE READING
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