Tea of Sabah is very popular all over the world as it is made of naturally grown tea leaves along with other plant leaves, spices and flowers. They make exotic teas by combining tea leaves with unique ingredients to create a one of a kindtaste. Some of the most popular exotic tea blends are:
1. Tempting Tongkat Ali
This tea blend consist of Tongkat Ali leaves. This plant is commonly found in Malay and is very beneficial when it comes to treating hypertension. It consists of high levels of Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) which acts like an anti-oxidant enzyme and helps in getting rid of toxins from the body.
2. Pacifying Pandan
Another popular flavour of exotic tea is Pacifying Pandan. In this tea blend they add leaves of pandan plant, which helps in creating a nice aroma. These leaves are also commonly used in Malaysian and Asian cuisines especially for its fragrance. If you use Pandan tea, it can help in heart ailments, diuretic functions and prevent strokes.
3. Magnificent “MisaiKucing”
Another common exotic tea blend is theMisaiKucing. This phrase when translated from Malay language it means “cat’s whiskers” but it does not mean it contains whiskers of cat. This tea blend consists of leaves froma herb named as OrthosiphonStamineus. This herb is commonly grown in Southeast Asia and is frequently used to make tea. This type of tea is good to maintain high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It also helps maintain urinary tracts and kidneys.
These are some of the tea blends that you can easily enjoy on your Sandakan ANZAC tours.