Top 10 Mood-Boosting Nootropic Supplements

Questioning my own mood at the olympics.In today’s world, depression, anxiety disorders, and general unhappiness are common among people living in first world countries.

While depression is often a spectrum disorder that requires many lifestyle changes, nootropics can offer real relief.

Nootropics are not the same as prescription antidepressants and SSRIs (eg: Xanax, Abilify, Prozac); they are milder and have fewer long term negative effects on your brain.

Here’s my list of the best mood-enhancing nootropics (click to scroll down):

  1. Aniracetam
  2. Sulbutiamine
  3. Noopept
  4. Inositol
  5. St. John’s Wort
  6. 5-HTP
  7. L-Theanine
  8. Adrafinil
  9. Ginseng
  10. DMG

Generally speaking, they can be divided into two categories: synthetic nootropics and natural nootropics, as we’ll discuss here:

Synthetic nootropics

During the manufacture of nootropic drugs, the chemicals are isolated via careful measurements and processed in a sterile lab environment. For example, there are different nootropic drugs to help you with different things like different ones for improving memory, concentration, focus, and mood. It is more specialized and might require stacking of different nootropics to get full benefits out of it.

nootropics-vader-300x206Natural nootropic alternatives are more generalized and provide many benefits without addressing one specific issue. Some nootropic drugs contain natural alternatives for added effect.

I’ve read through the notes and used most of them, so this is first-hand info you’re getting here. Let’s get on with it then!

Natural nootropics

These are either engineered or derived from natural sources, purified to give you maximum benefit for your memory and mood. Most vendors online offer a lot of flexibility when it comes to packing, either in capsules, tablets or powdered forms. Ultimately it’s a matter of preference.

The Best Nootropics For Mood

1. Aniracetam

The first is aniracetam, which often surprises people when they realize that this nootropic has mood boosting ability. Aniracetam has been labeled by some as the most effective nootropic for boosting mood.

Further, aniracetam can often eradicate the feeling of laziness that comes with depression, and give you more enthusiasm to get up and get things don