How to Order a Medicine Ball at Starbucks?

The weather nowadays is quite brutal and you can easily feel the effects of being under the weather. If such is the case with you, then a medicinal ball is the thing you need right now. This is a secret item on the official menu of Starbucks. This iconic blend of tea has been on their menu for quite some time and you can order it through the mobile app or in person easily at the Starbucks store.

We have written down every detail you might need to know on getting this delicious drink as soon as you need it. If you are not feeling too keen on speeding up too much cash for this item, we’ve got your back. Simply go to the end of this article and get the easy-to-make homemade recipe for the Starbucks Medicinal Ball. You can make it in just a few minutes.

Ingredients for Medicinal Ball:

Following are the ingredients you can use to make a Medicinal ball.

  • 180 mL Water
  • 180 mL Lemonade
  • 1 tea bag of Citrus Mint
  • 1 tea bag of Peach Flavour
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • For Garnishing Lemon Slices
  • 1 drop of Peppermint Extract

How to order the medicine ball on your Starbucks app?

In order for you to order the Starbucks Medical Ball, we have listed down detailed methods to order it on the app or in person below.

Select the option from the menu “Honey Citrus Mint Tea”.

While many Starbucks enthusiasts call this item the Medicinal ball, the real name is in fact ‘Honey Citrus Mint tea’. You can find this drink on the menu under the section Hot Teas and scroll down further to the section ‘Green teas’.

It can be seen between the items Matcha tea latte and the Jade Citrus Mint Brewed Tea.

For ordering this drink, one needs to look for it in a specific store before it can view on their menu.

Choose the size for the drink

The Medicinal ball comes in 4 official sizes that include Short, Tall, Grande, and Venti. Short drinks are about 240mL, the tall drink is 350mL, the grande drink is 470mL, and Venti sized is about 590mL.

In the case you are at the store that serves the Medicinal ball and ordering it in person; you can get to order the Trenta size drink. This is around 920mL in quantity. Remember this size option is not available on the app.

Add the extra customizations of your liking

The Medical Ball comes with the following flavours automatically.

  • Mint
  • Lemon
  • Peach
  • Honey

Still, you can change things in the drink if you click on the option Customize in-app. With Customization, you can adjust the amount of honey and lemonade in this drink or you can also add in more tea bags.

An example of customization to the drink is adding a bit more Cinnamon powder into it. Remember, some of the customizations might charge you a little sum.

Order the drink for drive-thru or in-store pick-up.

If you are a little under the weather, you can also ask for a friend to pick this drink up from the store. If you are fine, you can also pick it up from the Starbucks Drive Thru.

In case you are not feeling well and would like the drink to be delivered, you can make the Starbucks order through third-party delivery apps like GrubHub, UberEATS, and DoorDash.

How do you order a medicine ball in person?

The official name for Starbucks Medicinal Ball is ‘Honey Citrus Mint Tea’ that you can order at the drive thru counter or in-person at the counter. Let the Starbucks barista know what size you would like; small, medium, large, or extra large and also let him know in case you opt for customizations like extra honey or less lemonade.

In person, you can also ask for additions like a little bit more of cinnamon powder and peppermint syrup.
This drink happens to be quite well known among Starbucks enthusiast drinkers. So, if you are at the store and ask the barista for Medicinal Ball, he will know it for sure.

Medicine Ball Recipe

In case you are looking to make the Medical ball at home for personal reasons, we have the recipe for it right here. The beverage can be made with simple ingredients in under a few minutes. Follow the following steps.

Heating the mixture of water & lemonade on the stove

Pour in a pan with around 180mL of water and lemonade. Set the stove heat on medium-high or high. Let the liquids simmer for a few minutes.

Place a peach and mint tea bag in this mixture

As the water and honey simmer, take the saucepan off of the stove and place it aside. Now add both peach and mint teabags into this simmered liquid and cover the lid of the pan. Now let the whole mixture steep for about 3 minutes.

In order to enjoy the best and most authentic Starbucks taste of the medicinal ball, we recommend using Starbucks’ own Peach Tranquillity Herbal and Jade Citrus Mint Green Tea bags.

Mix 1 tbsp of honey in this tea mixture

You have to make sure that the honey added is totally dissolved before you pour the medical ball into a mug. For an extra touch, garnish the drink with a few thin slices of fresh lemon. To enjoy a minty flavour burst, add a single drop of the Peppermint extract to the tea before you pour it into a mug.

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