In Wonderful World of Herbs Course, Isabell Shipard, respected herbalist and author, opens the door to discovering how to use herbs for health.
This self-paced learning herbs course on DVD covers many topics including:
- Herbs as medicine and for good health
- 29 plant families and botanic names
- Useful herbs for your garden
- Weeds you can eat, toxins and poisonous plants
- Methods of using herbs
- Plants as sweeteners
- Plant foods we eat
- Income opportunities from plants
- Survival foods and seed saving.
2 DVDs with a total running time of 4 hours 27 minutes. Includes booklet of printed Herb Course Notes. DVDs are Pal, All Regions. Pal is the Australian standard. NTSC is the American standard.
Both Pal and NTSC will play on any computer that can play a standard DVD.
Also, many new DVD players and TVs support both NTSC and PAL. Please be sure to check that you use the Pal format before purchasing.
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To get the most out of this herbs course on DVD, it is recommended to purchase the companion herb book How Can I Use Herbs in My Daily Life? The course provides you with a visual learning experience. It cannot in a few hours, provide all the information that is valuable about 500+ herbs that are covered in this reference book.
“Isabell has always been the source of plants and advice for many of us, her admirers. We can be proud of her encyclopaedic work on plants, which includes a vast reference background, as well as practical advice.” – Bill Mollison, Founder, The Permaculture Institute
Isabell Shipard’s passion was inspiring and sharing the joys and wonders of natural herbs. For over 30 years, Isabell and her husband Derrick lived on their picturesque farm at Nambour, Queensland where they grew and distributed herbs.
People travelled to their nursery to learn from their large collection of culinary and medicinal herbs, spices, fruit, rare edibles and seed varieties. The farm’s herbs continue to be sought after by gardeners throughout Australia and internationally. Shipard’s Herb Farm have supplied herbs for cooking demonstrations by ‘The Naked Chef’ Jamie Oliver, and displays for international expos.
For over 10 years, Isabell was a guest on ABC radio Coast FM for the popular segment, Herb of the Week. Isabell assisted universities and botanical gardens in sourcing plants for display and research.
Their farm was featured on numerous TV programs, including Gardening Australia, The Great South East and Totally Wild. With Isabell’s experience and knowledge of growing and using herbs as culinary delights, alternative medicines and herbal remedies were sought after. Isabell taught courses on herbs at the Sunshine Coast TAFE and around Queensland. She was often asked to speak at schools, herb and garden clubs, permaculture and organic growers’ groups, expos and organisations interested in natural health. This valuable herbs course allows you to benefit from Isabell’s wealth of knowledge and research and pass it onto others.
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