About the Design: We all have our dreams.For this little bee, feasting on the nectar of a lavender flower all to himself in and amongst a French Lavender bush is a dream come true. “Lavender Dreams” brings to mind tranquillity, warmth, a nice blend of purple and lilac tones, a field filled with what seems like an endless amount of lavender flowers, ease of rest and gentle soothing of the soul.
Notes & Fun Facts: Lavender has long been used by many herbalists medicinally in the treatment of various ailments, magically in Love Spells, cosmetically, and for its culinary uses by itself or in combination with other herbs to flavour both sweet and savoury dishes.
Classed as an herb its cultivation, origin and uses can be traced back to ancient times in the Middle East, Greece, Rome, France, and in India over 2,500 years ago then eventually finding its way to England where it was popularised for cosmetic uses in the western world.
Planetary Connection: Mercury
Sources:http://www.lavendersense.com/index.php/Lavender/Index, http://www.hopehilllavenderfarm.com/Lavender_Facts___History.html, http://www.lavenderfarm.com/history.htm, http://paganwiccan.about.com/od/bookofshadows/ig/Magical-Herbs/Lavender.htm