Dr. Sebi made use of a range of different herbs in his cellfood compounds.
Some are easy to find in the West and are widely known for their various medicinal properties, such as Bladderwrack, Burdock, and Lily of the Valley.
Other, more exotic plants, are native to Mexico and South America, i.e. Pao Pereira, Flor de Manita and Hombre Grande, and can be much harder to acquire.
According to Dr Sebi it’s important to maintain “consistent use of natural botanical remedies”, doing so will help to cleanse and detoxify the body. However, please also remember to also make the correct adjustments to your eating habits by following the recommended food list.
|Burdock||Its ability to increase circulation to the skin and to detoxify the epidermal tissues makes it suitable in treating a wide range of skin conditions such as carbuncles, eczema, abscesses, psoriasis, and acne. This plant is believed to be effective in fighting bacteria and fungus cultures and was traditionally used in blood purification.|
|Bladderwrack||Being rich in iodine, Bladderwrack boosts the metabolism by stimulating thyroid function hence assisting in fighting cellulite and obesity.|
|Bugleweed||Bugleweed is a bitter, pungent tasting, aromatic herb, with astringent properties, commonly used to treat thyroid problems (such as Grave's disease). It originated in Europe but is native to North America, found in areas east of the Mississippi River.|
|Blue Vervain||This herb gives the user an overall healthy feeling by soothing the central nervous system, decongesting the liver and respiratory system, cleansing toxins, easing coughs and colds and lowing fever. The body gets a general calm effect.|
|Chaparral||Chaparral grows in the western deserts of the USA. Native Americans have used chaparral for many years to relieve pain and inflammation. M including arthritis, tuberculosis, skin conditions, and the common cold.|
|Dandelion||Stomach upsets, joint pain, bruises, loss of appetite, intestinal gas, aching muscles, gallstones, and eczema are some of the issues that Dandelion can address. The herb can also be used as a skin toner, blood or digestive tonic.|
|Elderberry||Chronic fatigue syndrome, neuralgia (nerve pain), sinus pain, and sciatica (back and leg pain) are conditions that elderberry can treat. It can also be used for allergic rhinitis (hay fever), laxative for constipation, induce sweating, and increase the flow of urine.|
|Irish Moss||Irish moss, sometimes called "sea moss", provides a ready supply of vitamins B2 and B9 as well as whole host of essential minerals that the body needs!|
|Muicle||Also known as "Mexican honeysuckle", Muicle is used in the traditional medicine for healing diseases such as dysentery, diabetes, leukemia, and anemia.|
|Red Clover||This herb is used for containing various skin conditions including burns, cancer of the skin, sores, and chronic diseases like psoriasis and eczema.|
|Sage||Used since ancient times for "warding off evil" and increasing women's fertility. Rich in nutrients, especially vitamin K, may help with menopause among other benefits.|
|Sarsaparilla Root||This root facilitates absorption of minerals in the body because it is highly rich in iron content. NO other plant surpasses the iron levels in this root. It can contain conditions that are related to psychological stress and anxiety such as fear of illness, nervous asthma, excitability, and emotional states.|
|Valerian Root||This herb is excellent in combating stomach upsets, migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), depression, ADHD, headaches, epilepsy, and mild tremors. When mixed with german chamomile, blue vervain or other herbs that stimulate drowsiness, Valerian root can be effectively used for fighting insomnia.|
|Yellow Dock Root||Blood purification and general detoxification particularly in the liver are the best purposes that this herb serves. It can trigger the movement of the bowel to assist in removing waste in the intestinal tract and increase urine flow to facilitate the elimination of toxins.|