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drank Silver Needle by Teavana
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I was inspired to put in a bunch of work in my mouth by Owl City’s Dental Care. Not sure if I have weak gums, but the floss caused most of the spots between my teeth to bleed. Then I decided to eat pizza from breakfast (because I’m an adult and adults can make these type of decisions) which I added a thick layer of crushed red pepper (because I’m an idiot, and that’s the kind of choices we make).

Busted gums + crushed red pepper = ow ow ow

White needle tea actually does seem to help. Unlike regular water, which makes things worse.

Jillian

winces I’ve heard that water will actually make the burn from capsicum worse instead of better. Milk might do the trick too (tea with milk?).

takgoti

I’ve heard that, too, actually. Something about a base neutralizing an acid. Same goes for soy and…green tea, actually.

Stephen

Yep. I’m a fan of spicy stuff, and water apparently makes things worse, and milk makes things better. As far as actually consuming food (sans mouth wounds) I’ve not in a very long time eaten something so spicy I had to resort to reparative measures. I’ll just soak up the pain until my pain endorphins start moving around in my brain preparing me for death, and then it’s pretty much the same as when I used to get high.

But I’ve been eating spicy things for awhile, I’m sure I’ve got a better tolerance for that pain than most. Although wasabi is a strange, non-capsicum-based feeling that I still haven’t got the taste for any large amount.

PeaceLoveAmy

chew on some green tea leaves, I heard that helps.

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Jillian

winces I’ve heard that water will actually make the burn from capsicum worse instead of better. Milk might do the trick too (tea with milk?).

takgoti

I’ve heard that, too, actually. Something about a base neutralizing an acid. Same goes for soy and…green tea, actually.

Stephen

Yep. I’m a fan of spicy stuff, and water apparently makes things worse, and milk makes things better. As far as actually consuming food (sans mouth wounds) I’ve not in a very long time eaten something so spicy I had to resort to reparative measures. I’ll just soak up the pain until my pain endorphins start moving around in my brain preparing me for death, and then it’s pretty much the same as when I used to get high.

But I’ve been eating spicy things for awhile, I’m sure I’ve got a better tolerance for that pain than most. Although wasabi is a strange, non-capsicum-based feeling that I still haven’t got the taste for any large amount.

PeaceLoveAmy

chew on some green tea leaves, I heard that helps.

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