CBD is short for Cannabidiol which by all scientific accounts appears to be the ROCKSTAR of the Cannabinoid world. It is the most predominant Cannabinoid in Hemp. Elixinol cannabidiol is a whole plant extract from industrial hemp.
In its patent (#6,630,507) titled CANNABINOIDS AS ANTIOXIDANTS AND NEUROPROTECTANTS the US Government makes many impressive claims about CBD stating that:
Elixinol’s Whole Plant Extract with naturally occurring cannabidiol CBD is safe for the whole family. According to prominent Cannabis physician and researcher Dr. William Courtney, non-psychoactive high CBD Cannabis should be considered a dietary essential.