Herbalist to discuss medicinal botanics

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society will present Barbara Neznek, Master Herbalist, who will give a discussion on “Local Medicinal Herbs (especially for cold and flu season) at 7 p.m. Monday (Oct. 15) at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St. The admission is free and refreshments will be served, according to a news release.

Herbs, historically and in present times, have been used to bolster the immune system and to treat symptoms of colds and flu. The local and easily available herbs will be discussed that were used by people in this area to keep their families healthy during the winter months. For more information, call (518) 725-5261 or www.facebook.com/ricehomestead.

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