Sabah is a beautiful sate within Malaysia; it is situated on the Borneo Island. It is most commonly known for being a tourist attraction.
If you are visiting Sabah for the first time then you must get your hands on the following items. You can also purchase them during Sandakan day tours as these items are locally available.
- Tongkat Ali
Tongkat Ali is the local name of a special tea available in Sabah. It is an herbal medicine available locally for treating ulcer and malaria which is an intermittent fever caused by mosquito bite.
- Sabah Tea
One of the most popular and organic teas with a certification is produced in the highlands of Kinabalu. The superior quality Sabah tea is rich in taste and flavors. People from all over the world love drinking this tea because of its high nutritional values and enhanced flavors.
The seaweed available locally in Sabah is without a doubt the most naturally sun-dried seaweed you can find anywhere. It packs several benefits such as collagen, magnesium, potassium and marine enzymes.
- Borneo Virgin Coconut Oil
The coconut oil is 100 percent pure, extracted from the fresh coconuts available locally. It is said to be beneficial for common fever, hepatitis, heart disease, cancer etc. Although coconut oils are available throughout the world however, it can’t be as pure and beneficial as this one.
- Sabah Chili Sauce
If you enjoy spicy food, then this will be a staple in your pantry. Made from a blend of Cili Padi, this chili sauce is the spiciest thing you’ll ever taste.
The exotic handmade chocolates filled with local fruits such as durian, papaya etc. are a treat for your taste buds.
These are the four Sabah souvenirs every tourist should buy as a reminder of a great trip.