Note: Do not rely on this information. It is very old.
Narcotics (Greek narke, "a deep sleep"), drugs which produce general anaesthesia and which are employed for the purpose of lulling pain or producing sleep.
“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.” – 1 Corinthians 10:13