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COVID 19 - Modern way of Purifying of an Orthodox Church vs old way

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Incense covers up farts and sweat, but doesn't sterilize.
 

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hecma925 said:
Incense covers up farts and sweat, but doesn't sterilize.
Depends on what type it is and how it is used........

Frankincense and myrrh essential oils and burn incense fume against micro-inhabitants of sacral ambients. Wisdom of the ancients?
CONCLUSIONS:

The antimicrobial properties of essential oil derived from frankincense, a compound with well-known traditional use, showed that it possesses a clear potential as a natural antimicrobial agent. Moreover, the results suggest possible application of B. carteri EO vapour and incense fume as occasional air purifiers in sacral ambients, apart from daily church rituals.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29530608

Study on Chinese herb incense to disinfect wards' air
The result indicated that Chinese herb-burn-incense not only had the same effect as routine methods in air sterilization but also had no irritation to the patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8631075

 

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Be sure to wash your hands in smoke.
 

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hecma925 said:
Be sure to wash your hands in smoke.
Just use your hands as the censer.  That'll purify them quick.
 

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Ainnir said:
hecma925 said:
Be sure to wash your hands in smoke.
Just use your hands as the censer.  That'll purify them quick.
A coal to the lips does wonders.
 

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As any homebrewer knows, sterilization and sanitization are two different things.  I would posit that the chemicals used in the church above can sterilize while the smoke from various types of incense can act as sanitizers. 

That said, if a doctor showed up to a clinic swinging a thurible, I would go elsewhere.
 

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Schultz said:
As any homebrewer knows, sterilization and sanitization are two different things.  I would posit that the chemicals used in the church above can sterilize while the smoke from various types of incense can act as sanitizers. 

That said, if a doctor showed up to a clinic swinging a thurible, I would go elsewhere.
A man after my own heart.
 

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hecma925 said:
Incense covers up farts and sweat, but doesn't sterilize.
If you have been keeping the Fast, by this week your sweat should not stink....unless you've been cheating.
 

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JTLoganville said:
hecma925 said:
Incense covers up farts and sweat, but doesn't sterilize.
If you have been keeping the Fast, by this week your sweat should not stink....unless you've been cheating.
Still smells like sweat.
 

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To all the naysayers:

Bishop in Georgia Sprinkles Covid ward with Holy Water and Incense used with prayers

 

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Covid-19 purifies the church in a sense.

Those who fear death won't go to church.

Fear of death is not a very Christian attitude.

I feel for the homeless who are treated enough like lepers.
 
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