Many people find that psyllium husks help maintain bowel regularity. SHS recommend the powder because a larger amount can be taken easily, and it is less costly than the capsules. The husks in water are tasteless, but many people do not like the glutinous sensation so the capsules are more popular.
Directions: Stir a rounded teaspoon of psyllium husks in a few ounces of water or fruit juice, two to three times a day between meals, and drink immediately (it quickly becomes more and more glutinous if not drunk within a few seconds). Follow with another half a glass of water or juice.