Famed herbal healer, pathologist, and naturalist Dr. Sebi reportedly has died while in custody. While details surrounding Sebi’s death are slowly developing, Twitter has reacted with a wave of condolences.
According to Dr. Sebi’s homepage, he was born Alfredo Bowman in the Honduras in 1933 and learned the craft of herbal healing from his grandmother. Sebi also studied with a Mexican herbalist and began a line of dubbed “Cell Food.”
One of Sebi’s claims to fame is his belief that rendering the body to an “alkaline state” makes it so that disease and ailments can’t exist in that said state. Sebi also created vegetable cell found compounds in order to fortify the body. He also claimed to have a cure for AIDS and cancer along with a long list of other related cures.
Sebi has treated several high-profile individuals including the late Michael Jackson and the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes.
Unconfirmed reports state that Sebi died while in Mexican custody while other posts state he was in his native Honduras when he passed. However, it was confirmed on Sebi’s Facebook page that he passed in Honduras.
On Twitter, several known figures such as Styles P, who owns a juice bar chain in New York, and others have expressed their condolences for Sebi. We’ve managed to collect a number of the tweets below and on the following pages. The conversation can be joined by following the #DrSebi hashtag as well.
— Chaz Miller 🇺🇸🇧🇸 (@CDiDDY77) August 6, 2016
Hurt to hear Dr Sebi just passed. Rest in Power king. Important part of my day to day I owe to you. #DrSebi
— REKShiphop (@therealreks) August 6, 2016