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Sri Lankan Sunrise-Violet Glass Apothecary Jar (Up to 65 Cups)-Magic Hour
Sri Lankan Sunrise-Violet Glass Traveler Jar (10-15 Cups)-Magic Hour
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11 reviews

Sri Lankan Sunrise

Indulge in the flavors of Sri Lankan breakfast tea infused with Roses, Cardamom, Cinnamon, and a touch of Love. This exquisite blend weaves a tapestry of gentle nourishment and emotional openness, inviting you to a realm of self-kindness and connection.

  • Organic Idulgashinna Sri Lankan Black Tea
  • Organic Sri Lankan Green Tea
  • Organic Ceylon Cinnamon
  • Organic Rose Petals
  • Jasmine Flower
  • Organic Nutmeg
  • Organic Compliant Flavors 
Flavor Notes
  • Earthy
  • Sweet
  • Floral
Wellness Benefits
  • Increases Digestion
  • Boosts Mood
  • Satisfy's Sweet Tooth
  • Balances Blood Sugar

Blended to Order

From Farm to Cup

Made with Love

Zhena's Blending Notes

I’m SO excited to share this Sri Lankan breakfast tea with you, and of course because I love cake, I melded Biodynamic tea leaves from Sri Lanka with a traditional cake recipe from the land of paradise! Roses, Cardamom, Cinnamon, and Love all blend into a gentle, nourishing and heart-opening tea that is intended to help you enter a state of self-kindness and connection: it’s a potion that harmonizes your heart with the very heart of the divine.


Our inspiration came from the heart of this special place, where we've carefully melded Biodynamic tea leaves with a traditional cake recipe, infusing the tea with the flavors of roses, cardamom, cinnamon, and, of course, a touch of love. This harmonious fusion creates a gentle, nourishing, and heart-opening tea, designed to foster self-kindness and a deeper sense of connection. With every sip, we aim to transport you to the very heart of Sri Lanka, allowing you to experience its magic and savor the harmony it brings to your soul.

Steeping Instructions
Sri Lankan Sunrise Violet Glass Apothecary Jar (Up to 65 Cups)

Magical Botanicals

Idulgashinna Sri Lankan Black Tea

Black tea contains a group of antioxidants called theaflavins and thearubigins, which have been associated with improved cardiovascular health. These compounds may help reduce LDL cholesterol levels, support healthy blood pressure, and promote better heart function. Additionally, its natural polyphenols have shown potential anti-inflammatory properties, contributing to overall well-being.


Nutmeg contains essential oils, including myristicin, which may have antibacterial properties. Nutmeg has traditionally been used to aid digestion and alleviate nausea. It may also have mild sedative effects, making it a popular choice in relaxation-inducing drinks, such as warm milk with a sprinkle of nutmeg before bedtime.

Rose Petals

Beyond their soothing aroma and aesthetic appeal, rose petals have been traditionally used in herbal remedies for their calming properties. They may help reduce stress and anxiety, promoting emotional well-being. Additionally, rose petals contain natural antioxidants that can combat free radicals, potentially reducing the risk of chronic diseases and supporting overall health.

Zhena Interview Gnana at the Sri Lankan Idulgashinna Tea Estate

Reasons to Love


Through Fair Trade and other Socially Thoughtful projects, Magic Hour is the conduit of your contribution to the lives of mothers- in the form of fair exchanges in money, respect and social support with healthcare, maternity leave, housing and education.


We source from small organic and Biodynamic farmers in Sri Lanka, India, Africa, China and Japan. The Sri Lankan farm that grows the base of most of our blends is where I was married, our tea workers threw our wedding in their small Lakshmi Temple in the tea garden. I have a direct relationship to most of our farmers and find the greatest joy in buying their most precious small batch artisan teas.


I blend with my muses (what I call our customers) in mind, making sure that each certified organic ingredient is the purest of pure for their health and well-being. I have found the combinations of flower, tea, herb, spice, adaptogen and essential oil to be endless and thrilling.

About Our Violet Glass Apothecary Jar

About Our Iconic Violet Glass Apothecary Jars

We're passionate about preserving the potency of the organic, rare teas and botanicals we blend for you. From day one, the goal was for you to be able to buy the jar once, and refill it for infinity. We not only love the look and feel of authentic violet-hued glass from Miron—the only patented biophotonic scientific glass—but we love the science of it when it comes to its unparalleled preservation and energization of the teas stored inside.

Buy it Once, Refill it for Life!

Picture your new Magic Hour Jar as a magical shield for your fresh, hand blended tea leaves. This special glass, with its captivating violet hue, works like a guardian against the harmful UV and visible light that can steal away the essence of your tea. But here's the real magic: Miron Glass lets in just the right rays, the ones that enhance flavor, aroma, and the goodness in every leaf. So when you open your jar, you're in for an aromatherapeutic moment as you inhale the fresh and captivating scents of our pinnacle organic blends. 

Why We Chose the Patented Miron Violet Glass from the Netherlands to Package your Tea:

The science behind our Violet Glass Jar lies in its unique ability to selectively filter and protect against specific wavelengths of light. Here's how it works:

Violet Light Absorption: Our jars appear violet or dark purple due to their composition. They are designed to absorb and block a significant portion of visible light, especially in the violet and ultraviolet (UV) spectrum.

UV and Visible Light Protection: Our violet glass jar is particularly effective at blocking harmful UV-A and UV-B rays, which can cause photodegradation and the deterioration of organic compounds. Additionally, it filters out a substantial portion of visible light, which can also contribute to the degradation of sensitive substances.

Beneficial Light Transmission: While the violet glass blocks detrimental light, it allows certain light wavelengths to pass through. It is selective in permitting specific light frequencies to enter, primarily in the violet and infrared spectrum. These wavelengths are believed to have preservative properties and can help maintain the quality and freshness of the substances stored inside.

Preservation of Bioenergetics: It not only protects physical properties but also preserves the bioenergetic or vibrational information of the contents, further enhancing their quality.


How and where do you source your teas?

Our teas are cultivated, harvested, and blended from soil to cup with the Magic Hour Rule of Love. The base of our teas is grown in the tea estate where I was married :)! The exquisite buds are grown and harvested by our friends in a garden that touches the sky at the top of the mountains in the high-country of Sri Lanka. The pristine Idulgashinna Bio Tea Garden’s perched above a wildlife preserve. It was the first tea garden to become certified Biodynamic and organic in the world, it’s home to our family of farmers and growers whose respect towards nature and one another has become the gold standard of tea estates all over the world. We also source from small organic family gardens in Taiwan, Rwanda, India, Yunnan, Kyoto and Kagoshima, Japan.

What does "Natural Flavors" mean?

Our formulator, Zhena, is an aromatherapist and was one of the founders of the Organic and Fair Trade movement over 25 years ago. She was crucial in getting rules for organics passed and has had a long-time passion for organics, Biodynamics and pure products. Her blending style is bold and she uses Organic-Compliant extracts of fruits, essential oils, and spices that fall under the “Natural Flavors” broad stroke ingredient description by the FDA. We only use extracts and flavors extracted with non-toxic methods and are 100% natural coming from the fruit or spice or flower that is distilled without chemicals.

Other companies may use “Natural Flavors” that are in a Propylene Glycol base—Zhena fought the label standards on this chemical 15 years ago and is dedicated to NEVER using flavorings with this or any other chemicals. Our flavors are entirely extracted naturally using alcohol or steam distillation. In the blending process, if the extract has alcohol, the alcohol dissipates. If you’ve ever used Vanilla Extract for cooking—you’ve used what Zhena uses in larger volumes.

When we writes, “Natural Flavors” it’s not because we wants to but that’s what the FDA requires. It’s not a great description and we assure you our standards are of the highest using only natural extracts and essential oils.

Are your teas vegan?

Please feel free to enjoy most of our teas without worry regarding being vegan compliant.
As of May of 2021, the only tea we have that is not vegan is Quintessence, which contains honey crystals.

How many times can you steep a tea?

You could steep our teas many times. A new flavor nuance will arise each time. If you’re planning to steep more than twice, you might want to add an additional teaspoon or two according to taste and the strength desired.

What is the best way to steep tea when I have a super busy schedule?

It's a common misconception that tea ceremony has to take up a lot of time from your schedule. I want to encourage you to take time for yourself, daily, in a simple tea ceremony. Simply naming 3 gratitudes as your water boils will uplift and shift your day!

However, the process only has to take as little as 10 minutes! For example, for most of our teas we suggest steeping 1 heaping teaspoon in water that is between 160--212 degrees (depending on the tea type--check the label!). As you steep your tea for the recommended minutes, take 3 heart-breaths, expanding the emerald green energy of your heart chakra. As you expand that blessed energy, you will activate your true intelligence which is found in the heart.

Then as you steep your loose-leaf magical tea, center into your senses. As yourself the Magic Hour sensory questions:

  • What do I hear?
  • What do I see?
  • What do I feel?
  • What do I smell?
  • What do I taste?

Then sip your tea with newfound presence.

Presence is where heaven is found. We want you to find your heaven on a daily basis!
For more steeping instructions, watch my video found here.

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
Based on 11 reviews
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91%would recommend this product
11 reviews
  • LO
    Lee O.
    Verified Reviewer
    3 days ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Delightful morning starter

    What a way to start the day. This was a real surprise, based on the aroma from the tea while steeping I was expecting a spicy almost Chai like flavor but it was more subtle with the florals and spices combining in the most beautiful way. This was a sampler tea in my mystery box and I do plan on purchasing it in the large size.

  • MF
    Megan F.
    Verified Buyer
    2 months ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Absolute delight!

    This tea, like so many I’ve tried from Magic Hour so far, feels sacred. The way the flavors of the tea layer on top of one another is wonderful. The Rose and Jasmine mixed with the spice of the cinnamon and nutmeg is lovely combination that feels balanced on each side. I’m saving what I have left to share with loved ones or when I need to show myself some love. I will absolutely order this again.

  • RB
    Rosie B.
    Verified Buyer
    2 months ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I loved it! So yummy

  • LG
    Lauren G.
    Verified Buyer
    2 months ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    So Good!

    Really yummy breakfast tea. It really does taste like a spiced cake! Pairs great with milk

  • M Profile picture for Mandy
    Verified Buyer
    3 months ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Cake for Breakfast? Yes, please!

    I was so excited to try this black tea breakfast blend after reading the reviews. Another Magic Hour tea that tastes like cake? 🍰 I’m so there! Zhena has already perfected the Pumpkin Spice Cake Batter blend, and the Libra - Pistachio-Rose Love Cake tea, so I knew I was in for a real treat. As soon as I opened the jar I could smell cookies and cake, and immediately, my mouth started to water. 🤤 I prepared the tea with a little bit of honey and unsweetened almond milk and it tasted just like dessert. I have the biggest sweet tooth, so finding teas that can satisfy my cravings are a dream come true! It’s so hard to lose weight after 40, especially while going through perimenopause, but Magic Hour has made it possible. I’ve already lost 7 pounds over these last couple months by simply changing my eating habits. I no longer crave dessert like I used to because I’ve found a healthier way to get my fix. Thank you, Zhena. 🙏🏻

    MH Profile picture for Magic Hour
    Magic Hour
    2 months ago

    awwwww my pleasure, Mandy :) So happy you are happy and that you like cake for breakfast like me :) Kindred tea sippers we are! xo Zhena

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