The most popular use for lavender is for fragrances such as can be found in perfumes, scented waters, soaps, bath oils, sachets, and the like. Lavender has been found to be a mild tranquilizer, which explains the calming effect and popularity of its aroma. In the painting, it is the elegant peacock that fans the lavender into the air. The air elementals relate to our connection with the mental realm. This greatly revered and easy to grow plant can also be seen as a tool for personal transformation.