Galantamine is one of the most effective supplements known to promote an optimal state for lucid dreaming.
It is my favorite supplement to take and works virtually every time I use it. If you are having trouble getting results, this could be the shortcut you were looking for!
Just make sure you don't confuse the supplement with the prescription drug. They both share the same name, but are completely different.
Disclaimer: Consult with your doctor before taking any new supplements.
It works best when taken in the second half of the night using the Wake Back to Bed technique. Avoid taking it before going to bed as it can lead to insomnia and unpleasant dreams.
I have yet to find a store that carries this supplement. It is best to buy it from a reputable place online.
Here are the ones I recommend and use:
I am not affiliated with these companies. Just a happy customer!
The supplement stops the breakdown of acetylcholine in the brain, which leads to a more alert REM sleep state. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter used by your brain to "switch on" the REM state during sleep.
This is why it is taken after 4.5 hours of sleep instead of before bedtime. If it were to be ingested before bed, you would increase acetylcholine levels in the brain when the body wants to go into deep sleep, not REM.
Waking up in the middle of the night seemed like a crazy thing to do just to take a supplement when I first tried it, but I was blown away by what I experienced!
The first few times I tried it, I was whisked away into a lucid dream within 20 minutes of going back to bed. It was as if I was in a significantly heightened state. Instead of losing consciousness and falling asleep, my mind remained very alert and aware of the transition.
I experienced full body vibrations that felt like an electrical surge pulsating through my body. It was uncomfortable at first, but I now enjoy this feeling and look forward to it as I know this is the first sign that I am about to enter a lucid dream.
After 5-15 minutes of this I wake up to the dream world, completely lucid! It is something you must experience!
I've only noticed minor side effects using galantamine. On occasion I wake up feeling dizzy and lightheaded. But this usually goes away after eating breakfast.
I've also experienced slight stomach discomfort. I would describe this as mostly stomach gurgling and making odd sounds. I associate this to not eating anything at the time I take the supplement.
You may also experience a heightened alertness and possibly a little insomnia if you are unable to calm your mind.
If you experience these same symptoms, try taking it with a small snack so your stomach isn't empty.Home › Lucid Dream Supplements › Galantamine