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10 Best Lucid Dreaming Supplements

We have compiled a list of ten of the most popular and widely used lucid dreaming supplements.

There are many different supplements out there that can benefit you on your lucid dreaming journey.

Most of these supplements are only recommended to be used in small doses and not for extended periods of time

It is always important to remember to research what is right for you. All of these can have negative health affects if improperly used or abused.

Here is our list of the 10 Best Lucid Dreaming Supplements:


1. Dream Leaf


  • Lengthens R.E.M. Cycle
  • Improves memory/dream recall
  • Increases dream control

Dream Leaf is a combination of many of the supplements on this list. It contains: Mugwort, Valerian Root, Huperzine-A, Alpha GPC, and Choline.

It is a popular choice because it it already has a good combination of natural lucid dreaming supplements.

2. Vitamin B6


  • Proven to help with dream recall
  • Helps induce lucid dreams
  • Supports heart health

Good natural sources of vitamin B6 include fish, starchy vegetables (potatoes), and non-citrus fruit. Has good studies backing its ability to help with dream recall. 

3. Huperzine-A

  • Memory and learning enhancement
  • Increased Alertness
  • Increased Energy

Huperzine-A is used along with other drugs for Alzheimer’s disease, and made from a highly purified version of a plant called Chinese club moss. 

 It can slow the heart rate and may not be for everyone. 



  • Improve Energy
  • Mood Enhancer

DHEA is natural hormone made by the body. Is believed, but not proven, to help reduce some signs or effects of aging. It is also used to lessen some symptoms of depression. 

This is probably better used in combination with another supplement. Mostly for getting in a better mood to prepare for lucid dreaming.

5. 5-HTP

  • Increases dream recall
  • Increase dream vividness
  • Increases chance of lucid dream

5-HTP increases the production of serotonin. Serotonin affects sleep, appetite and other things. Can improve symptoms of depression.

6. Choline Bitartrate


  • Improves memory
  • Enhances dream recall
  • Reduces stress
  • Increase chance of lucid dream



Choline bitartrate is found in the body naturally in small amounts. This supplement supports overall brain, heart, and liver health. 

Also can be beneficial for joints and inflammation management. Taking over 500-1000mg daily is probably excessive. It is naturally found in some form within meats, eggs, and some dairy products. 

7. Melatonin


  • Can help you fall asleep faster
  • Better quality sleep
  • Enhances vividness of dreams


Melationin is the most common supplement for sleep aid. Your body naturally produces this hormone, but many people take more of it to help them sleep.

This is probably the best supplement to start with just because it is so widely used. It can help you get into a deeper sleep and therefore help with lucid dreaming. This is really good for trying to re-establish a regular sleep schedule.

8. Valerian Root 


  • May cause lucid dreams
  • Enhances dream recall
  • Makes dreams more vivid

Valerian root has a long history of being used as a sedative. It is also used to reduce anxiety and for better sleep. 

For lucid dreaming this is better used with another supplement rather than solely by itself.

9. Galantamine


  • Enhances dream recall
  • Increases vividness of dreams
  • Helps with dream control

This is used as an alzheimers drug in high doses. The doses used for lucid dreaming are really low comparatively.

It is said combining this with with choline bitartrate, which is on this list, makes a great lucid dreaming combo. It is believed to be most effective if set a timer to wake up and take it before your last few hours of sleep.

10. Mugwort


  • Improves dream recall
  • Enhances dream creativity
  • Induce higher level of lucid dreams

A mysterious herb that some believe to have supernatural properties. It is sweet to the taste and often used in tea. 

It is used for digestive aide as well. Lucid dreamers will take it shortly before bed for a higher level of lucid dream. Making sure you are properly hydrated can help minimize possible side effects.

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