The reason there are no directions on the bottles is because the FDA won't allow it. You have to go to the website or buy the book. I wouldn't take anything, including Ibuprofen if I didn't know how much to take. Anything taken in an overdose can hurt you. Why would you guess at something like that? Go to his website or download his book. All of the information is there. He never recommends drinking that amount. Certainly not right away. Please. If you're going to try to treat yourself, do some research first. Otherwise, these products will be banned and nobody will be able to get them anymore.