How to make CBD oil at home – Australia

There are lots of ways how to make CBD Oil at home, whether it is a tincture or oil. Try making CBD oil at home. The method used here uses Australian pure alcohol to extract the CBD from your plant material to make pure CBD oil or cannabis oil for your homemade CBD oil.

Organic CBD oil is made by extracting CBD with organic alcohol from the cannabis plant and then evaporating the organic alcohol. Or you can add the extracted liquid to your cooking or make a CBD tea.

As this recipe uses pure alcohol of high proof is recommended to remove most of the alcohol to give you pure CBD oil before you directly ingest it or dilute it. Alcohol at 95% is not good for internal use unless diluted to less than 40% v/v or you can evaporate the alcohol off your CBD oil.

CBD tincture online video

Here is a how-to make CBD tincture online video on making a simple CBD oil tincture using a magic butter machine. It’s simple to make and easy to follow the recipe. All you need is a magic butter machine, some gloves, a funnel, containers and a bottle of Everclear or 95% organic alcohol or 190 proof alcohol.

Recipe for CBD oil tincture

You will find the CBD oil recipe on “Make and Mary” website. It tells you how to decarb the CBD and soak for 3-4 weeks in pure alcohol Everclear.

Alcohol for CBD oil

There are many types of alcohol for CBD oil, hemp oil or cannabis tinctures. The best alcohol is 190 proof alcohol or 95% alcohol. This food-grade ethanol alcohol comes in many names. Some names are:

  • Everclear alcohol
  • 190 proof ethanol food grade
  • everclear ethanol
  • 190 proof ethanol
  • alcol etilico
  • rectified spirit
  • everclear grain alcohol

If you would like to purchase, ie buy Australian, buy Harris Organic food-grade ethanol or  Everclear alcohol and are residing in Australia you can purchase high-quality organic alcohol online.

Make CBD Oil tinctures.
Alcohol to make CBD oil tincture

This alcohol is ethanol, yes it is. there are several forms of alcohol. The one humans use is ethanol or called ethyl alcohol. Methanol is another derivative, which is poisonous to humans.

CBD Oil Products

Try this link, for what the Western Australian health department says about cannabis oil or CBD oil products. Search here for information on cannabis-based products.

What is CBD oil tincture?

CBD oil (cannabidiol) is a chemical found in hemp or marijuana. CBD oil doesn’t contain THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the active ingredient found in marijuana that gets you high. The usual CBD formulation is oil. Food, drinks, and beauty products are among the many CBD oil-infused online products.

Grow your own CBD from seeds.

One place to obtain seeds is through the post. A customer called me about the certified organic alcohol he used in making his CBD tincture at home. He suggested getting seeds from Herbies Head Shop.

Making Cannabis Oil Australia

Making cannabis oil in Australia is relatively straightforward if you follow the recipe. You will need a quantity of CBD heads and high-strength pure alcohol.

Using Ethanol to make CBD oil method

This ethanol recipe uses high-grade alcohol to extract CBD oil.

Grind the cannabis plant and mixed with the alcohol, and then heated gently over a couple of days to evaporate all of the alcohol, leaving behind the extracted cannabis oil. You can make it at home, but be careful as using high-proof ethanol can be dangerous. Use safety equipment and care to avoid a fire from the evaporating alcohol.

If you’re a visual learner, you can check out our video above featuring our local cannabis expert Jules, who will show you through the process of using the Magical Butter Machine.

What you will need to make CBD oil at home

Firstly you need some cannabis flowers. The strain of cannabis you use will determine the makeup and strength of your CBD oil, including the ratio of CBD to THC.

Making CBD oil at home means you have more control over the quality of ingredients used to make the oil.

For example, if you use high-CBD hemp flower in your recipe; using flower instead of trim creates a higher quality oil product. If you’d prefer to make marijuana oil, you’ll need to source marijuana flowers.

Ingredients to make CBD oil

1/4 ounce of hemp flowers
Baking sheet
Parchment paper
High-proof alcohol Everclear
Glass jar with lid
Tea strainer
1 oz. glass bottle with eyedropper

Method to make CBD oil

Check out the video by combining the hemp flowers and the 95% alcohol in the magic butter machine and away you go. But first, you have to “decarb” the flowers. Either in your oven or in the Magic Butter machine.

Magical Butter Machine Method

Step 1 Decarb (Decarboxylate)

  1. Add your whole cannabis flower to the MagicalButter DecarBox and close the lid.
  2. Insert the temperature probe in about halfway, it should not touch the bottom of the box.
  3. Using the external digital display, set the temperature to 135°C.
  4. Set the oven to 135°C (275°F) and place the DecarBox inside, keeping the display outside.
  5. When the oven reaches 135°C, the digital display will alert you with a beep. Set a timer for 60 minutes.
  6. After 60 minutes, remove the DecarBox from the oven using the silicone glove and remove the lid. Let the cannabis cool down to room temperature for about 10 minutes.

Step 2: Infusion

The Magical Butter Machine produces consistent results with every use due to the electronic technology that maintains a constant temperature throughout the extraction cycle.

Add the “decarb” flowers and the alcohol, follow the instructions and you will have CBD oil in no time.

Organic CBD oil benefits

Organic CBD oil tincture or hash oil has many benefits. Some of them are:

  • Could reduce symptoms related to some mental health disorders
  • It may benefit your heart health
  • It may have neuroprotective properties
  • Other potential benefits
  • May relieve pain
  • May alleviate certain cancer-related symptoms


How to make CBD oil using organic alcohol and making your own herbal CBD oil tincture, make it at home, can be beneficial. It can save you a lot of money.

You know exactly what’s in your organic CBD oil tincture and you may have some of the above benefits.

Good luck.


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