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Taman Herba Tasik Kenyir

Taman Herba Pulau Sah Kecil , Tasik Kenyir.

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Also popularly known as Pulau Herba or Island of Herb to the local.The Taman Herba on Pulau Sah Kecil ; a very small island about 15.84 hectare can be found just 16 kilometre from Pengkalan Gawi.,Tasik Kenyir.

Herb has long been known to be used through out the history from the ancient time till the morden time of today. Most of the herb species of today are well acknowledged of its beneficial and medical properties in the new World of today medicine.

Even with new rivalry from Morden medicine, herbs still retain a special place among us especially with the Malay.


Here at the Taman Herba Pulau Sah Kecil visitor will find a large collection of herb on this island is a new tourist destination in Tasik Kenyir. Most of the people and tourist that came here so that they can see for them self about that many herb that are used troughs out the Nusantara period that had span more than 600 year before the first Morden medicine arrive in the Malay world by the Arab trader who were also responsible of spreading of Islam Religion trough out the South East Asia and making the Nusantara the world most important trade area from the 13th century till the end of the 15th century.

The island of Pulau Sah Kecil was chosen because the area is the highest naturally concentrations of herb which grow wild here along with the other collection of herb that are specially planted here by Lembaga Kemajuan Terengganu Tengah (KETENGAH) ,who run this little Island

The little it self is fast becoming a favourite tourist destination among the many Tasik Kenyir goer after the promotion of the little island started.


Visitor who can to this island will also have a chance to see the herbal plant them self with the explanation of the herbal properties it have and it beneficial value including its environment and habitats by the farm helper and officer of the Taman Herba.

Beside sight seeing, visitor can also enjoy having a taste of some  of the herbal tea of Mas Cotek and Tongkat Ali (Both which are very famous and priceless herbs ) which are prepare traditionally by using a large clay pot  at the “Herbal Hut”.

Visitor can also buy herb which had been cut and process to dry that had been prepared in small packages at the Herbal Hut . For those who are interested, visitor can also bought some of the young herbal sapling home for planting.

Since it was open in year 2000 till May 2006, there are now 25,502  kind of herb coming from more than 108 species that can be found here at this little Island. Thus creating a small herbal industries in the state its self.

For those for are interested about herb and herbalist the this is place that should be let out from your list.

TO Get Here TO Taman Herba Pulau Sah Kecil.

Visitor can rent a boat from the numerous operator here to the island which is just 16 Km from Pengkalan Gawi.

The travel agency at Kenyir will be happily to arrange a visit here if you wanted .but don’t worry. The Island is on the list of almost every tour in Kenyir Lake.
But to be on the safe side it better to ask or you will forgot all about the Island of Herb after your were astound by the enchanting beauty at Kenyir.

Picture from: 

http://hassan1663.blogspot.com/2010/08/khazanah-tasik-kenyir.html

List of Herb Species in Taman Herba Kenyir is Available at:

http://wtech-csc.blogspot.com/2011/04/senarai-tumbuhan-herba-di-taman-herba.html

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