All the fields surrounding the town of Sault, Provence, France, are "colored" lavender ..... This area is dedicated to this plant, which is native to the Mediterranean. The name "lavender" comes from the Latin lavare. As well as it's exquisite aroma, lavender is said to have many medicinal qualities, it can be used to heal wounds, to relieve pain with its oil, for muscle pain, to relieve stress, etc.. Sault is situated on a large woody plateau, surrounded by fields blooming with beautiful lavender flowers mixed with wheat. The combination of violet and yellow makes for a beautiful landscape indeed.