Suggested Use: Adults and Children Over 12: 1 heaping teaspoon, 1 to 3 times a day. Children 6-12: 1/2 to 1 level teaspoon, 1 to 3 times a day. Start by taking 1 serving each day. Gradually increase to 3 servings per day if needed. Stir powder briskly into at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of liquid. Juice, water, soy or rice drink, and milk are all good with Colon Care Formula. For easiest mixing, shake in a closed jar. Drink immediately. If product is too thick when consuming, add more liquid and stir. Drinking additional liquid is helpful. If minor gas or bloating occurs, reduce the amount you take until your system adjusts. Can be taken with meals or between meals. For best results, use daily as long as desired. As with all bulking fiber supplements, do not take within 1 to 2 hours of prescription medications. If you are taking medication or are under a doctor's care, consult a health professional before use. Fill controlled by weight, not volume. Contents may settle during shipping and handling. Store at room temperature. Keep lid tightly closed to protect from humidity.