"Isabell’s book is life enhancing and belongs in every health professional’s library and in every household, in every country.
Her out standing research and practical information will help to protect from degenerative diseases (e.g. cancer, heart diseases, arthritis, chronic fatigue, to name a few).
Adopt the pro-active health approach, now and reap the rewards of a life time of good health and vitality. Look after your greatest asset, your body. One's Health is One's Wealth. The Choice is Yours, Choose Wisely."
Australia Healthy Mission, Melbourne
"Australia has waited 20 years for her first home-grown herbal, but here it is at last!
Isabell has always been the source of plants and advice for many of us, her admirers. We can be proud of her encyclopaedic work (Acerola to Yucca) on plants, which includes a vast reference background, as well as practical advice.
"Shipard on herbs" is destined to be one of those foundation books that will be in print for the next century. Buy one for yourself, and your grandchildren."
Founder, The Permaculture Institute
for health and well-being... Herbs are Special
Planting a garden with food potential is one of the most valuable things we can do.
Isabell Shipard knows this well...
with over 30 years of extensive research, knowledge and experience in growing herbs, collecting, and using herbs, spices, fruit trees, rare edibles, seed varieties, sprouts, culinary herbs and medicinal herbs, natural herbal remedies, alternative herbal medicines, natural herbal pain relief, herbal nutrition and Self-Sufficiency...
"With degenerative diseases plaguing many people today. We need to realise that pills and surgery are not fixing the problems.
We need to realise that to maintain our immune system, vitality and health, a diet containing living enzymes and antioxidant rich foods and herbs, is essential."
making Isabell one of Australia's most knowledgable and sought after authorities on herbs.
Isabell Shipard’s passion is herbs, and she loves to inspire and share the joys and wonders of natural herbs...
so, Isabell has now put her many years of extensive research, knowledge and experience into the form of easy to read books and DVD courses.
How can I be prepared with Self-Sufficiency and Survival Foods?
Wonderful World of Herbs!
Living Food at it's Best!
- our top 10 most read Herb and Sprout pages -
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Herbs support the innate healing process.
The aroma of herbs delights the senses, and gives pleasure to grow.
Herbs are rich in vitamins, and in minerals, chlorophyll and natural antibiotics.
Many herbs have valuable alkalising benefits.
Herbs are rich in antioxidants.
Herbs relate to health.
Herbs contain pain-relieving properties.
Herbs aid the digestion.
Herbs strengthen the immune system.
Value herbs as preventative medicine.
When using herbs for flavouring, we can reduce the need for salt, sugar and artificial flavourings.
Sprouts provide quality nutrients and, by weight, are the richest source of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants of all fresh food.
Sprouts are fast growing and very econonical.
Sprouts help to alkalise the body, clear acid, toxic wastes and enable the body to heal itself and build a stronger immune system.
Sprouts have an abundance of living enzymes, which, natural researchers say, help to slow down the ageing process.
Amazing factssprouts can - freshen the breathe, cleanse the blood, are a tonic to the body
fibre in sprouts - lowers LDL cholesterol, lowers high blood pressure
several days of sprouting dramatically increases - protein, vitamins, and enzymes, some over 2000%