Sometimes you just want it all to go away…

nepenthe

http://sp.dictionary.com/dictstatic/d/g/speaker.swf \ ni-PEN-thee \  , noun;

1. A drug or drink, or the plant yielding it, mentioned by ancient writers as having the power to bringforgetfulness of sorrow or trouble.
2. Anything inducing a pleasurable sensation of forgetfulness, esp. of sorrow or trouble.
Origin:
Nepenthe is comprised of the Greek roots ne- , “not,”and penthos , “grief.”
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