"I say to my brothers and sisters, if nothing else we do, let us be tolerant of each other… and share LOVE." — Dr. Sebi, November 26, 1933 – August 6, 2016
Alfredo Bowman, lovingly known as Dr. Sebi, was an extraordinary man. He was more than a master herbalist, healer, and teacher — he was a beloved father, son, grandson, brother, and an admirable human being who lit up this world.
Our guiding light left this world six years ago, yet his presence is strongly felt now more than ever.
Through the love and support of his beloved community, family, friends, and followers, Dr. Sebi’s work has continued to touch and help millions of people from different ages, cultures, and backgrounds all around the world.
Family, Nature, and Balance
Dr. Sebi credits his grandmother, Mama Hay, with raising him and providing him with his life-long devotion to Mother Nature and her healing power. Growing up in the bush of Honduras, Dr. Sebi’s life’s work is inspired by the ancestral herbal wisdom Mama Hay taught him to live by.
“Mama Hay gave her grandson certain ethical and moral standards because she knew that one day I would have to face the world.” — Dr. Sebi
As a young man, Dr. Sebi suffered from a variety of chronic conditions, including asthma, impotence, obesity, and diabetes. As many of us can relate to, he found limitations with Western medicine — it could not cure his conditions. He saw countless doctors for his various ailments and was unable to treat the ailments that plagued him. It wasn’t until he met a natural healer in Mexico during his travels that he fully understood that nature could be a powerful healing tool. As the plants that helped heal him have roots, so do the underlying causes of chronic conditions. He realized that a body cannot fully recover if you do not treat the roots of illness.
Upon curing himself through the use of natural herbs, he embarked on a journey to study, understand, share, and heal as many people as he could.
The Power of Nature, the Power of Love
Dr. Sebi dedicated his life to the pursuit of natural disease prevention and health management through plant-based solutions. His goal was to naturally and effectively detox and nourish the body through natural botanical remedies and a plant-based diet outlined in his Nutritional Guide.
“Hippocrates said that your medicine should be your food, and your food should be your medicine.” – Dr. Sebi
As a master herbalist, he was profoundly passionate about utilizing the gifts that nature bestows to help heal and nourish the body and mind. He cared for people deeply and wanted to eliminate suffering and disease for all humankind.
Dr. Sebi believed in the power of love — he believed that love was a powerful healing tool in more ways than one. Receiving love and kindness from people in our lives can have remarkable effects on the spirit and body. When we are sick, we may not feel love in the same magnitude as when we are healthy. Dr. Sebi was also a champion of self-love, firmly believing that loving yourself is the first step in one’s health journey.
“Because the one thing you want to do is to LOVE, and that love should begin with you. Once you love you, you love the whole world.” – Dr. Sebi
Dr. Sebi’s kindness, devotion, and love are his greatest legacy.
Dr. Sebi Speaks Vol. 1 DVD
“I love you now, I loved you then, and I will love you forever.” — Dr. Sebi
Dr. Sebi spent his life in the pursuit of healing the world through mother nature. He was a devoted teacher and healer, helping countless people live more balanced lives.
His work lives on through people like you, and we thank you for your continued support, belief, and love.
Although the loss of Dr. Sebi leaves an unfillable void in so many of us, we hope that by continuing his legacy, we can continue to heal the world like he so passionately fought to do.
Dr. Sebi Speaks, Vol. 1 gives you an in-depth view of Dr. Sebi. Watch Dr. Sebi speak at the Los Angeles Convention Center in 2014 and hear him recount his life — his upbringing and childhood, how his passion for herbalism began, his battle and recovery from disease, and how he developed the world-renowned African Bio-Mineral Balance Diet. You will also hear this profound healer speak about the healing power of love.
We want to honor Dr. Sebi by making his teachings available to all of you, his beloved community. Click here to download the free "Dr. Sebi Speaks, Vol .1" DVD.
With love, and deep appreciation, your dedicated team at Dr. Sebi’s Cell Food.