Our Origin Story

Zansèt means Ancestor in the Haitian-Kreyol language. 

Growing up as a first-generation Haitian-American, tea has always been the answer to all ailments aside from using castor oil, which we call lwil maskriti.

Tea is what brought us together as a family during celebrations and also what helped us to recover from life experiences, such as grieving and even childbirth.

My siblings and I grew up with our grandmother and mother foraging the herbs, creating unique blends, and making pots of tea filled with love (and magic) to help us heal. 

Zanset Tea Co. was created as an homage to this tea ritual practice. Inspired by my Caribbean and American upbringing, I hope to share these delicious tea blends with you to help you heal and connect to your heritage, too. 

In Community,

Laura Jean-Jacques