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Best Natural Mood-Boosting Supplements

Joel Taylor - writer and editor for Cannabotech
By Joel Taylor
Kelli Harris
Edited by Kelli Harris

Updated April 14, 2023.

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Whereas negative emotions are often brief and minorly inconvenient, a depressive mood can last weeks, months, or even years and significantly impact your quality of life and motivation to be successful, whatever that might mean for you.

This post looks at some of the best natural mood-boosting supplements designed to improve your quality of life without risking the same side effects as pharmaceutical drugs. For some general techniques that don't involve supplements, read our post about Ways to Boost Your Mood. But if you've tried those techniques and nothing is working, then read on to learn what controls your mood and what mood-enhancing supplements might be right for you.

What Controls Your Mood?

Emotion and mood are controlled by various hormones and neurotransmitters in your body and specific regions of your brain. Although scientists are still struggling to puzzle out many of the different brain mechanisms, there are some factors that they have managed to work out.


According to research, serotonin is regarded as the primary mood-regulating neurotransmitter responsible for modulating "behaviors such as aggression, appetite, sex, sleep, mood, cognition, and memory." Individuals who suffer from mood-related disorders usually have a problem with serotonin, either by experiencing low secretions of serotonin or by over-active serotonin uptake receptors.

In fact, some of the most popular pharmaceutical anti-depressants fall into a class of drug called "selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors", which essentially restrict how much serotonin is reabsorbed into your body and thus boosts your mood.


Dopamine is the neurotransmitter that is primarily responsible for regulating motivation. In fact, those suffering from addiction have drastically altered dopaminergic systems, which is why studies suggest that low dopamine levels are often linked to symptoms of depression.


Oxytocin is often referred to as the "love hormone" due to its release when experiencing intimate social interactions (such as a hug) and the related feelings of love. Research has noted a negative correlation between oxytocin levels and feelings of depression and anxiety.

How Do Natural Mood-Boosting Supplements Work?

Natural mood-support supplements don't operate under the same mechanisms as pharmaceutical drugs that either stimulate or inhibit certain processes in your brain. While some natural supplements may exhibit similar effects, they are not to the same degree as pharmaceuticals and carry a much lower risk of addiction.

At Cannabotech, we have carefully selected the components we use in our products with over a decade of prior research. Our M2CBD formula combines the therapeutic effects of pharmaceutical-grade cannabidiol (CBD) with functional functional mushrooms and various other ingredients.

To learn more about how CBD and functional mushrooms can boost your mood, read our post about CBD Oil and Functional Mushrooms for Anxiety and Stress Relief.

Other than these substances, we also make use of the following components in our products:


Chamomile is a mood-boosting herbal supplement from the daisy family and is traditionally used in teas. Studies have shown chamomile to contain a compound called apigenin that effectively reduces symptoms of anxiety and other mood-related disorders.

Additional research has shown that apigenin in chamomile effectively improves sleep quality, and poor sleep is often linked to low moods.

For more on chamomile, read our post about the Benefits of Chamomile Tea for Sleep.


Studies have shown that lavender can reduce depressive moods in individuals via a relaxation effect. Additionally, the same study found that lavender oils increased oxytocin levels in participants, thus contributing to an overall increase in wellbeing and feelings of love.

Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is a herb that attained its name from the faint scent of lemon emitted from its leaves. Although there are limited studies on lemon balm, some research has shown that it appears to reduce symptoms of anxiety and nervousness, which could contribute to a general increase in wellbeing.


Although caffeine can cause anxiety symptoms in some people when taken in excess, studies have shown that caffeine can also boost dopamine levels and improve low moods as a result.

Natural Cannabotech Supplements to Boost Your Mood

Any of the following products combine one or more of the previously discussed compounds and should be beneficial in improving your mood:

Uplift Drops

Our Uplift Drops are specifically designed to raise your mood and contain the following components:

  • 1,500mg CBD
  • 3,000mg functional mushroom mix
  • 3,500mg lemon balm

Boost Drops

Utilise our Boost Drops to add a spark to your day by fighting off fatigue for better mood regulation. They contain the following components:

  • 250mg CBD
  • 3,000mg functional mushroom mix
  • 900mg caffeine

Relax Drops

Our Relax Drops are designed to improve your mood by stimulating feelings of relaxation. They contain the following components:

  • 1,000mg CBD
  • 3,000mg functional mushroom mix
  • 3,500mg lavender
  • 2,700mg chamomile

Beauty Sleep Drops

Improving the quality of your sleep is sure to boost your mood and energy throughout the day, which is exactly the purpose of our Beauty Sleep Drops that contain the following components:

  • 1,000mg CBD
  • 3,000mg mushroom mix
  • 6,600mg chamomile

A Word of Caution

Even though these products present a low risk of side effects, that's not to say that no one is at risk. Everyone is different and will react differently to similar compounds. If you are sensitive to herbal remedies, diabetic, or suffer from bleeding disorders, you should be extra cautious. Additionally, there is no research into the safety of these compounds in pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, so it's best to steer clear of them.

Furthermore, serious mood disorders can sometimes be fixed with natural supplements and techniques. If these products don't work for you and you suspect that you have a severe mental illness, you should see a doctor.