There is a pious custom to take to their homes after participating in the sacrament of Holy unction is consecrated oil. During the sacrament in oil (as in the Church tradition referred to as oil) is added a little wine. The resulting liquid is mixed and anoint her Orthodox believers.
In worldly needs consecrated oil is used for promazyvanija sores. It is desirable that the person had a special brush that is only used for promazyvanija Shrine. If a person is sick some part of the body, you can cross apply a light coat of oil. This is done with a special reverence and prayer. Orthodox Christians believe a conciliar oil helps to cure disease. In practice seen cases where after promazyvanija the wounds heal faster, and sometimes serious diseases were cured.
Cathedral oil can smear any place. In addition, you can make a variety of headbands, which bandages moistened in the Cathedral oil.
There is a practice of adding Cathedral oil consumption. Some people even prepare the Cathedral for oil, believing that food is sanctified. This practice is quite logical and legitimate from the point of view of the Church. However, you need to understand that the conciliar oil will be effective only for the person who took the sacrament of Holy unction. So, for people who did not participate in extreme unction, the oil would not help in various ailments, but by itself the oil will remain consecrated. That is, the oil will be really Holy, but without an effective force, took part in the last rites.
Cathedral oil cannot be used in magical rituals, rites and divination, as a Christian Shrine for this kind of classes are not to be believers. The consecrated oil should be stored in a clean place. For example, next to the icons and Holy water.
Advice 2: How to use Holy water
Scientists the scientific method proved that the consecrated water changes its quality. After the grace of sanctification it has healing properties that it has been observed by Christians since the first centuries.
The most common use of Holy water is its ingestion. Holy water can be drunk in a variety of diseases and ailments. It is necessary to know that Holy water must be taken with prayer and reverence. There are recommendations, what to drink Holy water, preferably on an empty stomach. However, nobody forbids to use this great Shrine and in the evening, when it was a few meals.
When a person takes in the morning Holy Eucharist, antidoron or that Shrine, it is recommended to drink Holy water with reverence and prayer.
There is a practice of adding Holy water in food. This is done for the grace of sanctification of food. However, it is necessary to add so much that it didn't hurt the dish itself.
Except that Holy water you can drink in the disease, it is recommended to anoint the sick place, and sometimes even to wash. In diseases of the joints, you can wet the bandage in the Holy water and put a bandage (these recommendations can give the clergy).
Holy water not only to drink for healing and shared the grace of sanctification, to use when adding to food. There is a tradition of sprinkling Holy water on houses and apartments. This Shrine is used by the priest for the consecration of the home or other items. The Church does not prohibit the practice of sprinkling Holy water on their houses and apartments, so some religious people do that sometimes.
Christian needs to take care to this unique divine gift and to keep Holy water in the appropriate place, for example, next to the icons.