A secret Starbucks menu item became such a hit with cold sufferers that the company has 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.
AP 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 in October 2016, particularly on Instagram.
There were so many requests for the tea-based drink that it earned a permanent spot on the menu in 2017.
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 recommended recipe:
UPDATE: Starbucks has a new drink that’s inspired by the Medicine Ball. It’s called Citrus Defender and the Vitamin