Doreen, I had no luck with aloe, even fresh stuff. What finally worked for me was a paste made of borax and water. At 11:04 AM 8/12/99 -0500, you wrote: >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!!