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Definition of the noun Red Tea

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  1. A beverage made from the rooibos plant.
  2. Black tea.


Red Tea is an English novel written by Paul Harris Daniel. It was published in Madras by Higginbothams in 1969. The 2013 Tamil film Paradesi was based on it. It is based on the experiences of tea plantation workers in the Madras Presidency during the British Raj. It was translated into Tamil as Eriyum Panikaadu by Ira. Murugavel. Daniel was a medical doctor and had worked in a series of Assamese tea plantations as chief medical officer during 1941-65. He also acted as a union organiser. During that time, he had interviewed many workers there and obtained signed statements from them. Later he used that material to write this novel. Though a work of fiction detailing the lives of Karuppan and Valli, Red Tea was written with an "explicit documentary purpose". It details how the Madras Planters Act of 1903 led to the poor conditions of plantation workers. Debt bondage of the workers, their poor working conditions, their inability to escape their life are all captured in this novel.The Tamil film 'Paradesi' is based on this work.

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Google previewIndigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia (2016)

by V.K. Joshi

Red tea is a fermented tea and its production is based on a controlled combination of enzymic and thermo-chemical processes, where the rate of the enzymic process is slower than that in black tea manufacture ( Srikantayya, ...

Google previewHandbook of Postharvest Technology (2003)

Cereals, Fruits, Vegetables, Tea, and Spices by Amalendu Chakraverty, Arun S. Mujumdar, Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy

Red tea is a fermented tea; its production is based on a controlled combination of enzymic and thermochemical processes in which the ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Red tea mites: Red coffee mite. Oligonychus coffeae (Nietner). It is a most serious pest of tea in north eastern India. The mites are minute and roudish. They form a thin web and live in colonies under it. The damaged area turn brown and the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mind Enhancing Foods, Drugs and Nutritional Substances, 2d ed. (2015)

by David W. Group

redfuling Red Leicester cheese redlobelia red mulberry red palm oil red pepper red tea redberry Redisol Redoxon Regeneresen Rehmannia Rehmannia glutinosa Rehmannia Glutinosa Oligosaccharide Rehmannia Radac Rehmannia ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

This leguminous plant produces rooibos tea, also known as redbush tea or South African red tea. Coffee (Coffea arabica) originated in the highlands of Ethiopia, and was first used by indigenous peoples there. Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Tea Varieties and Preparations The known species are further distinguished through the manufacturing process: black and brown tea is fermented, oolong is cured, green tea is preferred unprocessed, red tea is not fermented as much as black ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

Graxa, Gumamela, Shoeflower, Tulipan Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Powers: Lust, Love, Divination Magical Uses: The flowers of a red hibiscus are brewed into a strong red tea which is drunk for its lust-inducing powers.

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