Do you lack special taste buds for spicy food? So what actually happens when you eat too much spicy food, we can truly feel that. Your pain receptors are triggered and your brain thinks that your tongue is on an ‘Actual Fire’.
For such emergency situations, we have some awesome tricks to cool down your mouth. Do exactly as it is told below if you eat something spicy.
When we eat too much chillies or spices, the first thing we do is drink a lots of water. But that’s not a good idea at all. This spreads the spices all over our mouth. Here’s what exactly you need to do to get rid of the fiery spices from your mouth.
1. Drink Milk or Eat Yoghurt
Do you know why you feel the burning sensation when you eat chillies? The ingredient named Capsaicin in the chillies is the culprit. Dairy products have a protein called casein which breaks down the capsaicin and brings down the burning sensation. .
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2. Eat Some Sugar Or Honey While Chewing It Properly.
Capsaicin is a natural oil. Putting a sugar cube on your tongue can absorb the oil from your tongue. Honey also have the similar effect on capsaicin.
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3. Eat Rice, Bread of Potato
The three foods mentioned above are the starchy foods. They are rich in carbohydrates. They create a barrier between capsaicin and your mouth. Apart from this, the carbohydrates also absorb some capsaicin from your mouth.
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4. Drink Lemon Juice
The lemon juice have the alkalizing effect on our body. And the spices you ate are acidic in nature. So having citrus fruits like lemon, oranges, grapefruits, tomatoes can reduce the effect of chillies from your mouth.