elderberry cold tea bomb on a board with chamomille and elderberries

Herbal Elderberry Cold Tea Bomb

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Introducing the Herbal Elderberry Cold Tea Bomb, an immune boosting lavender drink that will invigorate your senses and bolster your well-being.

elderberry cold tea bomb

Infused with the natural goodness of elderberries, renowned for their immune-boosting properties, this tantalizing beverage is a fusion of health and indulgence.

Whether you’re seeking a soothing remedy for the sniffles or simply craving a rejuvenating beverage, the Elderberry Cold Tea Bomb promises to be your go-to companion. Elevate your beverage experience and embrace the wellness revolution with every sip of this enchanting elixir.

How to make a tea bomb

  1. In a saucepan, combine the ingredients and water.
  2. Steep the ingredients.
  3. Strain the ingredients and freeze.
  4. Once the tea bombs are frozen solid, remove them from the molds.
  5. To enjoy, simply drop a tea bomb into a glass of hot water, cold water, or sparkling water. As it dissolves, it will infuse the water with flavor, creating a refreshing and invigorating drink.

Feel free to customize your tea bombs by experimenting with different tea varieties, adding fresh herbs like mint or rosemary, or incorporating other fruits or spices for extra flavor complexity. Enjoy the process of creating your own signature tea bombs!

elderberry and lavender tea bomb ball with herbs

Tea bomb flavors

Here are some delicious and refreshing flavor combinations to consider:

  1. Citrus Mint Blast:
    • Green tea
    • Fresh mint leaves
    • Lemon or lime zest
    • Honey or agave syrup
  2. Berry Burst:
    • Black tea or hibiscus tea
    • Mixed berries (such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries)
    • Orange zest
    • Honey or maple syrup
  3. Tropical Paradise:
    • Green tea or white tea
    • Pineapple chunks
    • Coconut water
    • Fresh ginger slices
    • Agave syrup or coconut sugar
  4. Peachy Keen:
    • Rooibos tea or white tea
    • Sliced peaches
    • Vanilla extract
    • Cinnamon sticks
    • Honey or brown sugar
  5. Spiced Apple Delight:
    • Black tea or chai tea
    • Apple slices or apple cider
    • Cinnamon sticks
    • Cloves
    • Maple syrup or brown sugar
  6. Herbal Refresh:
    • Herbal tea blend (such as chamomile, lemongrass, and lavender)
    • Fresh cucumber slices
    • Lemon slices
    • Fresh basil or cilantro leaves
    • Honey or agave syrup
  7. Mango Tango:
    • White tea or green tea
    • Fresh mango chunks
    • Basil leaves
    • Lime juice
    • Agave syrup or honey
  8. Vanilla Chai Bliss:
    • Chai tea
    • Vanilla bean or extract
    • Cinnamon sticks
    • Cardamom pods
    • Cloves
    • Honey or brown sugar

Get creative and have fun crafting your own unique tea bomb flavors!

Hot tea vs cold tea

The choice between hot tea and cold tea often boils down to personal preference and the specific benefits or experiences one seeks. Here’s a comparison between the two:

Hot tea:

  1. Hot tea provides a soothing sensation, particularly comforting during colder weather or when you’re feeling under the weather. It can help warm you up from the inside out.
  2. The steam rising from a cup of hot tea can carry aromatic compounds from herbs, spices, and tea leaves, providing a calming and therapeutic experience.
  3. Many cultures have rich traditions associated with hot tea, including ceremonial practices like Japanese tea ceremonies or British teatime rituals. These rituals can add a sense of mindfulness and connection to the moment.
  4. Heat can amplify the flavors and aromas of tea, allowing you to fully experience the nuances of different tea varieties.
  5. Hot tea is often consumed after meals to aid digestion, particularly herbal teas like peppermint or ginger tea, which can help soothe the stomach.

Cold Tea:

  1. Cold tea, served over ice, is incredibly refreshing, making it an ideal choice for hot summer days or after physical activity. It helps quench thirst and keep you hydrated. (as long as it’s caffeine free)
  2. Cold tea can be enjoyed in various forms, including iced tea, tea-infused cocktails, or blended tea drinks. Its versatility allows for creative flavor combinations and presentations.
  3. Cold brewing tea results in a slower release of caffeine compared to hot brewing methods. This can provide a more gradual and sustained energy boost without the sudden spike and crash often associated with caffeinated beverages.
  4. Cold tea can be prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator, ready to be enjoyed at any time. It’s convenient for on-the-go lifestyles and social gatherings.
  5. Cold tea retains many of the health benefits associated with hot tea, such as antioxidants and polyphenols, which contribute to overall well-being.

Check out these other elderberry ideas:

Elderberry tea bomb

  • You can substitute the herbs for other powerful herbs for colds and the flu.
  • You may want to add some honey to your tea for flavor and to help a sore throat. Put it in afterward so it won’t lose it’s wonderful properties from too much heat.
  • You can also put in a few teaspoons of lemon juice as well.
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Elderberry Cold Tea Bomb

Immunity tea bomb frozen in a sphere (or whatever shape you like) to pour hot water over and enjoy at a moment's notice.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Freezing Time12 hours
Total Time12 hours 25 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cold tea bomb, elderberry, elderberry cold tea bomb, lavender, tea bomb
Servings: 5
Calories: 6kcal
Author: Christina


  • Circle ice mold
  • 2 glass jars


  • 2 tablespoons elderberries
  • 1 tablespoon chamomile
  • 1 tablespoon lavender
  • 1 tablespoon marshmallow root
  • 2 cups water


  • Put the marshmallow root in ¼ cup of water and let it steep through a cold infusion.
  • Boil the rest of the water in a teapot or kettle. Add the elderberries, chamomile, and lavender into a jar and fill it with the remaining boiling water. You can also boil the water with the herbs on the stove as well if you prefer that way.
  • Let both jars sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain both jars and combine the water.
  • Pour the liquid into the silicone mold and put it in the freezer. Let sit overnight or until solid.
  • Take out the tea bomb and pour hot water over it and enjoy a nice cup of tea!


Calories: 6kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.002g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Vitamin A: 44IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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