Utilizing the traditional recipe for the Oil of Saint Cyprian for ensouling his idol, this oil includes
cat, toad, snake, bat, goat horn, powder from 21 human skulls
wormwood, dog's mercury, pennyroyal, indigo, pine, cedar
sulphur, copper filings
amongst other ingredients...
In addition, as dictated by tradition, each page of the Book of Revelation was marked with the Quimbanda ponto riscado of Saint Cyprian, and set alight, the ashes mixed in the oil. A seven night vigil was held with prayer and offerings to the Saint while the oil sat and gestated Exu Meia Noite, the Midnight Exu, who is the patron and teacher of Saint Cyprian by Quimbanda tradition.
Most Holy St. Cyprian
I beseech you as my Patron
May you work upon me and keep me steady
May you lend me your powers
As I take you on as teacher, tutor and Tatá...
- an excerpt from 'A Ritual for making St. Cyprian your Patron'
in Exu & The Quimbanda of Night and Fire, by Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold
The oil is used most properly to annoint statues, images, and objects to dedicate their use to the heiromartyr Cyprian. While the oil is from the Afro-Brazilian tradition of Quimbanda, anyone with a special devotion to this Saint will have great use for this oil.
No instructions will be given with this oil, although decorum and aesthetic will accompany the oleum appropriately. All vegetal, mineral and animal ingredients are legally obtained.
Price is for one half ounce bottle of Oil of Saint Cyprian. If you are interested in greater amounts, please contact us.
Ponto Riscado of Saint Cyprian Quimbandeiro
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