CBD or cannabidiol is one of the 60 cannabinoids found in the plants of the cannabis species. After THC, CBD is the next most abundantly found cannabinoid in the plants of the Cannabis species.
CBD is short for cannabidiol which is one of the primary phytocannabinoid compounds found within cannabis. All in all, there are 113 compounds contained within the plant, but cannabidiol is the second most abundant. There is a common misconception that CBD oil and CBD can cause you to be inebriated; this is far from the truth, however. A product must contain a high enough concentration of THC in order to impart any psychotropic effects. Instead, CBD is able to provide healthful benefits without worry.