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Response to leighbythesea2 (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 5, 2022, 02:57 PM

5. I started out mixing about one oz. of Tabasco with 11 oz. of V8 once a day.

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I now mix .5 oz. of ghost pepper sauce with .5 oz. of Tabasco in my V8 twice a day. I also use over-the-counter .025% (1 quarter of one percent) capsaicin patches every other day on the back of my knees. 8% patches are available by prescription, but the doctors inform me that these patches can only be offered to people whose nerve pain is caused by shingles or diabetes, neither of which I have. Consequently, I am now looking at making the patches myself using DSMO as the solvent.

The main thing to keep in mind is that no matter how unpleasant the capsaicin might be, it's not causing any actual harm. In fact, it's actually good for you. It's a great anti-inflammatory agent as well as being a vasodilator and the LD-50 (lethal dosage in 50% of the population exposed to it) is something like 47mg per kilogram of body weight.

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