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Island of Salvation Botanica

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Nice store

Good selection. Great location, nice building, lots to see. Conveniently across from st roch market.

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Dannielle M
via mobile
An interesting part of New Orleans

Come to visit Sallie, who is wise beyond her years. Fascinating place to visit, to understand a... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2018
Jennifer F
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Roswell, Georgia
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Aug 16, 2018
“Nice store”
Apr 7, 2018
“An interesting part of New Orleans”
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Haitian art, ritual candles, incense and fortune telling in the heart of The Bywater.
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835 Piety St, New Orleans, LA 70117-6255
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Good selection. Great location, nice building, lots to see. Conveniently across from st roch market.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dannielle M
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Come to visit Sallie, who is wise beyond her years. Fascinating place to visit, to understand a different side of New Orleans history and culture. You will find things in this shop that you really can’t find anywhere else. Visit with an open mind. Also,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I love this place friendly people almost like family, right outside us a Shrine to Marie Laveua and inside fine products

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Michael B
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

First off let me just say that the store is FANTASTIC! I visited a few stores and this is the only one that I felt so peaceful in...Needless to say that I lingered after my reading for almost an hour. I had a reading with...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank Corrinelovestravel
Reviewed July 10, 2016

My initial experience with Island of Salvation was not a positive one. (Not a big deal, either). Namely, about three weeks prior to my trip to New Orleans, I'd written an e-mail and asked to schedule one hour reading with Sallie Ann for my husband...More

Date of experience: June 2016
5  Thank MVE2014
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I adore Priestess Manbo Sallie Ann Glassman and Gary. The space is beautiful especially Ricardo Pustino's Marie Laveau right before the entrance. So many things are offered here. Not touristy. Healing. Very knowledgeable and credible people. Her art is beautiful and her gifts are divine....More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Erin R
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Sally Ann Glassman is wonderful to meet, her readings are beautiful down to earth and reasonable .. The store is small but packed with lovely things for every taste or subject . She's not always in and you should book ahead for a meeting .

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank kristost2016
Reviewed May 20, 2015

Oils are petroleum based, bulk herbs are so old, they have no medicinal value left, entire store is just to promote the owner's bad art and very personal, incorrect beliefs of an ancient religion. Go if you don't mind spending a lot on very little.

Date of experience: January 2015
5  Thank SimbiPetwo
Reviewed March 19, 2015

Really enjoyed visiting the New Orleans Healing Center where the Botanica is located, and seeing the dedication of the International Shrine of Marie Laveau there, which is right next to the Botanica. Great place overall!

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank Marge S
Reviewed January 9, 2015

I loved this little spot! I wanted to find a spiritual/metaphysical shop with some authenticity, and this was definitely it! So much to look at within the small space, that I didn't know where to start! They had a lot more unique items than the...More

Date of experience: November 2014
5  Thank hisinc
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