Starbucks  Medicine Ball

Copycat Recipe

Are you feeling a bit under the weather this winter? Starbucks Medicine Ball tea may not have healing powers, but it can definitely bring you comfort and warmth. Plus, it's delicious! With this copycat recipe, you can make it at home.

Makes:  1 Drink Prep Time: 15 mins

The Medicine Ball is a fan-created Starbucks secret menu drink that's now on the regular menu as the "Honey Citrus Mint Tea."  There's no actual medicine in it, but the teas and honey can bring comfort & soothe a sore throat. Plus, it's sweet & delicious!

What is the Medicine Ball?


– Water – Lemonade – Teavana Jade Citrus Mint tea bag – Teavana Peach Tranquility tea bag – Honey

Add water & lemonade to a small saucepan & bring to a boil over medium-high.

Boil Liquid

Remove saucepan from heat & add both tea bags.

Add Tea Bags

Let steep for 5 mins before removing tea bags & discarding.


 Stir honey into tea.

Add Honey

Pour into a mug & garnish with a fresh lemon if desired.


I hope this Starbucks copycat hot tea brings some comfort into your day!


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