ABOUT THIS ORIXÁ
This queen of the fresh waters governs fertility, and so has her driven requests from women who want to be a mother.
Gold goddess Oxum adorns himself with necklaces and bracelets to attract men. Shake up with her fan and looks in the mirror to satisfy her vanity.
In Bahia the religious syncretism is Nossa Senhora da Conceição.
Commemorative Date: December 8
Food: Omolocum (black-eyed beans, fresh shrimp and palm oil), Ipeté (yam, dried shrimp and palm oil) and Quindim (egg yolk and grated coconut)