RE: [tomato] Tomatoes

Orchid (
Wed, 11 Aug 1999 09:36:17 -0400

Would baking soda mixed with water help?  They use Capsaicin to relieve
pain...but I guess too much of a good not good.


-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of margaret lauterbach
Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 1999 8:50 AM
Subject: Re: [tomato] Tomatoes

>snip> Spent today peeling habenaros and jalapenos
>(my hands still burn--any remedies??) and the canning gallons of salsa.
>Doreen Howard
>Zone 5b--Springfield, IL
I've been told chlorine bleach -- 1:10 or stronger solution -- relieves
capsaicin burn. You could try milk or Technu too. Margaret L