Definition of Tablespoon:

Three teaspoons.  Equivalent to 15cc (15ml).

Also: Tablespoons, tbsp

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A Potentially Urgent Medical Need

...our question about Black, tarry stools
“...At least 4 Tablespoons (60ml) of blood must have been lost in order to make the stool black...”

American Skullcap a treatment
“...In 1 pint of boiling water simmer 1 tbsp of cut, dried valerian root on low heat, covered, for 3 minutes...”
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Athletes Foot

...recommendation Chaparral
“...Mix six tablespoons of dried chaparral to one quart of boiling cheap whiskey or wine; reduce and simmer for 20 minutes; remove and steep for 8 hours...”
...recommendation Chlorine Bleach
“Make a solution of two tablespoons up to half a cup of laundry bleach to a gallon of warm water and soak your feet for 10-15 minutes twice a day...”

Chromium a treatment
“...About two tablespoons, or six tablets, per day supply most of our chromium needs; however, many people – perhaps 30-40% – do not tolerate yeast very well and find that it causes digestive upset or bloating...”

Coconut a treatment
“...Equivalents are ... 2-3 tablespoons of the unprocessed coconut oil daily...”

Coffee Enema a treatment
“...Add 2 flat tablespoons of coffee (or the coffee amount that has been prescribed for you)...”

Consequences of Poor Diet

...our question about Omega-6 oil intake
“If you are consuming 4 or more tablespoons of safflower, sunflower, corn or cottonseed oil each week then you really should consider an "oil change": replace the omega-6-rich oils in your house by olive or canola oil.”


...the condition
“...Take 1 tbsp.  of wormwood in water twice daily to kill intestinal worms...”

Essential Fatty Acids a treatment
“...LA optimums are around 3-6% of calories (1 tablespoon per day), requiring about 30 IU of vitamin E to help prevent rancidity...”

Excess Sugar Consumption

...the condition
“...Blackstrap molasses is the only form of sugar that contains substantial amounts of nutrients: 1 tbsp has 14% of the RDA for calcium and 28% for iron...”

Fungal Skin / Nail Infection

...recommendation Vinegar
“...Place one tablespoon of each in a glass of water and drink once per day.”

Gallbladder Disease

...the condition
“...Here, most of the fluid (about two to five cups a day) is removed, leaving a few tablespoons of concentrated bile...”

Giardiasis Infection

...recommendation Wheat Germ
“...Recommended dose: 2 Tbsp of wheat germ three times daily.”

Ginger Root a treatment
“...Add a few drops of ginger oil to 1 tablespoon of a neutral oil (such as almond oil), blend well, then rub the mixture into the painful area...”

High/Increased Fiber Diet a treatment
“...The following chart lists good sources of fiber (food type, serving size, amount of fiber) ... Flax seed, wheat bran (1 tbsp) – 1.5gm...”
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Immune System Imbalance (TH2 Dominance)

...recommendation Monounsaturated Oils
“...The adult therapeutic dose may be in the range of 4 tablespoons daily.  Monounsaturated fats found in olive and hazelnut oils reduce TNF and increase IgA levels.”

Kombucha Tea a treatment
“...1 tablespoon of sugar is about 20gm (0.7oz)...”

Liver/Gall Bladder Flush a treatment
“...Three hours after lunch (no food after lunch), dissolve 2 tablespoons of Epsom salts in three-quarters of a cup of water and drink...”

Lupus, SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

...recommendation Essential Fatty Acids
“...One tablespoon flax seed oil bid is recommended.”

Maca a treatment
“...Later, 1 tablespoon of the powder is an average daily dose...”

Magnesium a treatment
“...12 cup 65 Bran flakes 12 cup 60 Oats, instant/fortified, cooked w/ water 1 cup 56 Potato, baked, with skin 1 medium 55 Soybeans, cooked 12 cup 54 Peanuts, dry roasted 1oz 50 Peanut butter 2 Tbsp 50 Chocolate bar 1.45oz 45 Bran, 100% 2 Tbsp 44 Potato, baked, without skin 1 medium 40 Vegetarian baked beans 12 cup 40 Avocado, California 12 medium 35 Lentils, cooked 12 cup 35 Banana, raw...”

Master Cleanse a treatment
“...Mix 10 oz of clean water with 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, 2 tbsp grade B maple syrup (found at health food stores), 110 tsp...”

Melatonin a treatment
“...Inositol at low doses (650mg, which is contained in 3 tbsp of lecithin) at bedtime may help...”

Nutritional Yeast a treatment
“...High-quality brewer's yeast powder or flakes contain as much as 60mcg of chromium per Tablespoon (15gm)...”

Pharyngitis ("Strep Throat")

...recommendation Slippery Elm
“For coating and soothing irritated or inflamed mucous membranes add 1 tablespoon of dried slippery elm per cup of hot water...”

Poor Memory

...recommendation Horsetail Grass
“...For two weeks on and two weeks off, take 1 tbsp of juice mornings and evenings or 1 capsule of aqueous horsetail extract daily for two to six months.”
...recommendation Lecithin / Choline
“...Use 3 tbsp of lecithin three times daily.”

Urinary Stress/Urge Incontinence

...relationship to EFA (Essential Fatty Acid) Type 3 Requirement
“Flax seed oil at 1 Tablespoon per day is sometimes recommended because it can reduce inflammation contributing to an overactive bladder.”

Vaginitis/Vaginal Infection

...the condition
“...These can be purchased pre diluted or one can be made from 12 tablespoon of a standard solution (povidone-iodine 10%) to 2 cups of water...”

Vinegar a treatment
“...A statistically significant reduction in fasting blood glucose level was found in the group that took two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar at bedtime for 2 days...”
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