CBD is the short form of cannabidiol, an active ingredient from the female hemp plant also called cannabis. CBD is currently being researched for many pharmacological effects. Even today, CBD is said to have anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and anti-nausea properties.
The intoxicating cannabis active ingredient THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is extracted and removed. CBD products do not have any intoxicating effects.