It was inevitable. People pounded in those 5-hr energy drinks and then were jittery and awake, so they needed a drink to relax them.
Sarah Nassauer, WSJ, Oct 2, 2013, says the marketplace is glad to provide Balance Relax, Neuro Bliss, and Marley's Yellow Mood (as in Bob Marley--who I believe used another calmer-downer, ganja).
These are often sold in the soda aisle, though they are not soda.
These, said one expert in the story, are the result of an over-medicated society. Amen to that one!
This is not water, said another, although the story said they are OK for most adults--the rub would come if they interact with your other meds--[all together now] check with your doctor.
Most of these contain melatonin--the sleep hormone. And valerian root.
Xanax in a can, said one doctor.
Promotes a "Chill Mentality."
Well, it costs more than melatonin--and people take them during the day. People that might be coming toward your car in their car.
Oh, well, I am a fuddy duddy--and darn tired without some overpriced herb drink.