Hello, Doreen! I am so glad my tried and true remedy for burns, aloe vera, worked for you. It has worked for many people for many thousands of years. There is nothing like it. I even use it for razor burn after shaving. Ron Doreen Howard wrote: > Thanks to everyone who suggested remedies for my burning hands--due to > roasting and peeling more than a gallon of Jalapenos and Habaneros. I had > tried some of them already--the milk, bleach and butter--with no success. > What did finally work--after almost 24 hours of misery--was aloe vera gel, > which I bought at a local health food store. It really does work. I got > instant relief. As far as peeling that many hot peppers again--forget it!! > My husband can do it himself. It was for he I peeled all those babies to > make a super-hot flame-burner salsa. It's impossible to get the skins off > peppers while wearing gloves--even surgical gloves. I tried. I'm thinking > about using a rock tumbler next time to abrade the skins!!! > Doreen Howard > Zone 5b, where we finally got some rain!