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Island of Salvation Botanica

835 Piety Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 (Bywater)
504-948-9961
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Ranked #67 of 166 attractions in New Orleans
Description: Haitian art, ritual candles, incense and fortune telling in the heart of The Bywater.
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We did a reading there with Jeffrey (who was awesome) and was pretty accurate. It was about half an hour and quite different from the normal tarot/psychic reads. We would totally do it again!

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Oliver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

On our recent trip to New Orleans we wanted to have our cards read and get a gris gris. We went to a variety of places and just didn't feel right. Some had the reading area right in the store and many were very commercial. There was so much information we didn't know where to start. I had read about... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I really wanted a reading on my first trip to NOLA that wasn't in the French Quarter...something felt unauthentic about the location. So after some research there was a group of us that called Island of Salvation and Geoff answered the phone. We initially called about a reading with Sallie but she was unavailable. We figured that if Geoff was... More

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Navesink, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

We first visited the Island of Salvation Botanica at its old location on Piety Street. It was charming, dark, and intimate. The new location at the New Orleans Healing Center on St. Claude is larger and sun-filled. This new space also captures the ambiance of its owner, Sallie Ann Glassman. Her kindness, gentle spirit and true interest in making the... More

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