Make the popular Starbucks "Medicine Ball" tea at home!

Make the popular Starbucks "Medicine Ball" tea at home!

The Starbucks Medicine Ball Tea, also known as the Honey Citrus Mint Tea, is a popular cold remedy drink. Our version will use our popular Cheeky Peach tea.  I bring you, Honey Peach Mint Tea


  • 1 tablespoon of Moroccan Mint Tea 
  • 1 tablespoon of Cheeky Peach Tea 
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon honey (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 cup steamed lemonade (link to recipe below)
  • Optional: Slice of lemon and a few fresh mint leaves for garnish


  • Steep the Tea:
    • In a teapot or tea infuser, combine the Moroccan Mint Tea and Cheeky Peach Tea.
    • Heat 1 cup of water to just below boiling (around 175-185°F or 80-85°C).
    • Pour the hot water over the loose-leaf tea blend.
    • Allow the tea to steep for about 4-5 minutes. Adjust the steeping time based on your personal preference for tea strength.
  • Strain the Tea:
    • Remove the tea leaves by straining the brewed tea into a large cup or mug.
  • Add Honey:
    • Stir in 1 tablespoon of honey (adjust to taste). You can add more or less honey depending on your sweetness preference.
  • Prepare Steamed Lemonade:
  • Combine and Garnish:
    • Pour the steamed lemonade into the brewed tea and honey mixture.
    • Stir well to combine.
    • Optionally, garnish with a slice of lemon and a few fresh mint leaves.
  • Serve and Enjoy:
    • Your homemade Medicine Ball Tea is ready! Sip on it while it's warm for a soothing and comforting experience.

Feel free to adjust the tea-to-water ratio, honey, or lemonade to suit your taste preferences. This recipe is a DIY version of the Starbucks Medicine Ball, and using high-quality loose-leaf teas from The Tea Experience NY can enhance the flavor of the drink.  Enjoy!

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