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Softgels: Frequently Asked Questions

June 9th, 2022 by The Starseed Team

If you’re new to Softgels, we’ve prepared a list of frequently asked questions below to help you get familiar with our new cannabis extracts.

“Are Softgels right for me?”

Softgels are an additional medical cannabis format for patients looking for consistent, pre-measured dosing in a non-combustible format. They’re discreet, convenient and easy-to-swallow. Each bottle contains 30 softgel capsules.

“Which Softgel is best for me?”

If you’re already familiar with our oral sprays, we recommend choosing a Softgel that most closely mirrors the formulation of your preferred oil.

If you’re unsure, consult your physician or healthcare professional to determine whether Softgels may be right for you, and the dose that best fits your treatment plan. We always recommend patients “start low, and go slow.”

“What are the potencies of the new Softgels?”

Our Softgels now come in three distinct varieties and target potencies:

Star-1 CBD Softgels – CBD: 19.41 mg/softgel | THC: 0.81 mg/softgel
Star-2 Balanced Softgels – CBD: 4.91 mg/softgel | THC: 5.37 mg/softgel
Star-3 THC Softgels – CBD: 0.01 mg/softgel | THC: 4.82 mg/softgel

“What are Starseed Softgels made of?”

Our Softgels are made of a few simple ingredients, including gelatin, coconut MCT oil and, of course, cannabis!

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