How to cool down the burning sensation of capsaicin

‘If you “burn” your mouth with a chili pepper, drinking water will do no good because capsaicin is not soluble in water (it’s like trying to wash away grease with water). Fat will do the trick – and that means drinking milk, eating yoghurt, ice cream or even peanut butter. Milk products cool you off because casein (a protein) breaks the bond between the pain receptors and the capsaicin molecules.’ – ChilliWorld

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