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Isabell Shipard's Herb Book
How can I use HERBS in my daily life?
Herb Book

"How can I use HERBS in my daily life?" is a comprehensive herb book, as well as a practical guide to growing and using, culinary herbs and medicinal herbs. Isabell's book also covers natural herbal remedies, alternative herbal medicines, natural herbal pain relief and herbal nutrition.

Isabell's 25 years of research, knowledge and experience is presented in a down-to-earth, easy to read style, that brings herbs to life for the reader.

This Australian herb book (Now in 5th Edition) is a reference that covers over 500 herbs, spices and edible plants (over 380 A4 pages, over 230 colour photos, 58 black and white photos).

"How can I use herbs in my daily life"by Isabell Shipard was launched on the 19th of June 2003, at the Nambour Library, on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, to an enthusiastic audience.

Since the launch, the response has been overwhelming from many people who have ordered the book in all states of Australia and overseas, to give to relatives and friends.

This superb book on plants, is a valuable reference book for every home, and makes a practical gift for ... husband, wife, partner, children, father, mother, friends and yourself ...

Many years ago, at a regular feature of farm walks at the Herb Farm, a man said that he thoroughly enjoyed seeing and hearing about so many edible plants, but he would never remember everything, and he suggested that Isabell write a book, that was the beginning of the idea.

Over the years, many people have echoed the same thoughts, and encouraged Isabell to write, saying how much they have appreciated the interesting articles that were printed in a number of magazines.

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But, where to find the time to write, in long days of herb farming, answering the phone, mailing out orders, etc? Then in 2001, Derrick (Isabell’s husband) retired, the farm was handed over to the family, and time was made for researching and writing.

Isabell says, "However when I started writing, I had no idea of the magnitude of such a task, and it has been a long commitment of time, energy and resources. Neither, was I aware of all the possible costs involved with such a book.

Then it looked as though the manuscript would be too large for one book, and it was suggested that it be printed in two volumes". In the end, a decision was made to format it into one book, and this will probably still be the most cost effective.

Isabell's Herb Book is Relevant to many Countries

The information presented in this herb book for growing spices, rare edibles, herbs and other plants with culinary and medicinal uses; and the research on how herbs can be used for alternative medicine, herbal remedies, herbal nutrition, alternative pain relief, is relevant and applicable to many countries, climates and cultures throughout the world. Through reading this herb book you will learn about herbs that are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll and natural antibiotics, and how, many herbs have valuable alkalising benefits.

You will gain an understanding of how herbs relate to health, how herbs contain pain-relieving properties, support the innate healing process, and strengthens the immune system. And you will grow in an appreciation of how, many medicinal herbs can be used as preventative medicine.

With a full colour soft celloglazed cover, durable sewn bound spine, over 380 A4 pages, over 230 colour photos and 58 black and white, this book is a practical reference guide on herbs and edibles, and will be beneficial for people interested in natural health and how to make the best of their garden.

Isabell Shipard’s passion is herbs, and she loves to inspire and share the joys and wonders of natural herbs. Her herb book "How can I use HERBS in my daily life?" will truly inspire and help you to see that HERBS really ARE SPECIAL.

Dragon Friut Flowers
"Isabell has put her extensive knowledge to good use in what is possibly the most comprehensive herb book in existence."
Grassroots, Oct/Nov 2003,
Australia’s most popular self-sufficiency magazine.

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