Botánicas, offering folk remedies and spiritual healing, attract old and new clients

February 9, 2018 - Comment

Bright lights, typical of many botanicas, illuminate aisles furnished with hundreds of votive candles, oils, religious necklaces, assorted colognes and life-size saints of Saint Michael and Santa Muerte (Holy Death). A poster taped haphazardly on a pillar reads: “Whatever your ailment, we have a solution.”.

Bright lights, typical of many botanicas, illuminate aisles furnished with hundreds of votive candles, oils, religious necklaces, assorted colognes and life-size saints of Saint Michael and Santa Muerte (Holy Death). A poster taped haphazardly on a pillar reads: “Whatever your ailment, we have a solution.”.

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