Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe

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Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe
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A secret Starbucks menu item became such a hit with cold sufferers that the company just recently made it part of the official beverage lineup!

The drink goes by the name Medicine Ball on social media — because it can apparently help relieve cold symptoms.

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Starbucks adds cold-busting drink to its menu

A Starbucks spokesperson told Clark.com in an email that the coffee chain noticed the beverage was gaining popularity last October, particularly on Instagram.

There were so many requests for the tea-based drink that it earned a permanent spot on the menu.

Although people on social media refer to the beverage as the Medicine Ball or Cold Buster, you can order a Honey Citrus Mint Tea and your barista will know what you mean.

Here’s the recipe:

  • 1 Venti cup with half hot water and half steamed lemonade
  • 1 bag of Teavana Jade Citrus Mint Tea
  • 1 bag of Teavana Peach Tranquility Tea
  • Packet of honey
  • Pump of peppermint (optional)

A Venti beverage at Starbucks can set you back about $4 to $5, but the price may be worth it if you’re not feeling well — and now you have the recipe to make it at home!

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Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, Save on Almost Everything.
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