Help! My hands and eyes are burning! What do I do?

gwtamaraJanuary 1, 2013

Hot peppers contain Capsaicin an ingredient in pepper spray! Wear gloves whenever working with peppers and as silly as it may seem safety glasses will help protect your eyes and make it harder to touch them. Using an oil, such as olive oil to rub your hands then washing with soap and water helps relieve the burning.

Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
When and How Should I Transplant Pepper Plants?
Whether you purchase plants or nurse your own plants...
taba
Harvesting: When Are My Peppers Ready to Pick?
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Quick tips for...
taba
How Do I Add Pictures to My Posted Messages?
Adding pictures to posted messages may be easier than...
taba
Which Peppers Will Cross-Pollinate?
Crossability Matrix of Capsicum Species This table...
taba
How Do I Identify The Species Of My Chile Plant?
Description Species (or Go To #) 1 Seeds Black, Purple...
dwalls
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™