Cannabidiol (CBD) – Pronounced “ka-nə-bə-ˈdī-ˌȯl” – The primary cannabinoid found in hemp and the 2nd most abundant cannabinoid found in cannabis.
It is non-intoxicating (meaning no “high” is felt) and is often used by people (and animals) seeking the potential health benefits of cannabis products without the high or breaking federal law.
What you need to know about CBD oil, the health craze getting national buzz
CBD comes from hemp, a type of cannabis plant that doesn’t get you high. It’s cropping up in everything from lattes to baked goods, with proponents saying it can help treat a range of conditions. But there is only one FDA-approved CBD medication and experts warn that other uses are not backed up by research.