Re: [CH] epidermal epistle

Michael Bailes (
Sat, 25 Apr 1998 18:31:52 +1000

At 3:55 AM +1000 25/4/98, Alex Silbajoris wrote:
>I don't wear gloves either, and I also wash immediately.  I've learned that
>you can largely avoid the juices of peppers if you hold them so as to avoid
>touching the cut surfaces.  I try to hold on to the stem, etc.  A little
>bit of precaution can go a long way.
>OTOH, there is a certain pleasure in a mellow case of Hunan Hand.
>Hey, speaking of skin and capsaicin - my mom recently had a bout of
>shingles (viral skin disease) and the doctors told her there was no topical
>treatment to ease the tingling irritation.  Someone else told me that there
>are cap products that can alleviate this.  That's what I suspected, too.
>Anybody have information on this?
Yes eat chillies daily  or apply chilli oil or ointments.
very effective.

Michael Bailes.
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