Large Enough Quantities of Capsaicin (The Thing That Makes Peppers Hot) Can Turn Your Skin Blue

Daven Hiskey June 19, 2012 0

Large enough quantities of capsaicin may cause your skin to turn blue-ish, severely inhibit your breathing, cause convulsions, and possible eventual death.  However, the relatively small amount of capsaicin in peppers makes it unlikely you’d ever come in contact with enough of this to have this actually happen, unless someone sprayed a significant amount of law enforcement grade pepper spray directly at you for an extended period.

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