The lavender fields of Provence are legendary in their beauty, covering the sloping land in neat rows of bright purple.  Although known for its aromatic qualities as well as its popularity in perfumes and culinary, this member of the mint family is grown primarily for the production of its essential oil, which has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic qualities.  In search of this purple beauty, we took a little sojourn out into the countryside to check out one of several lavender trails… Read more »