Vsauce and Sean Evans Test Spicy Food Remedies | Sean in the Wild

  • Published on Sep 26, 2017
  • How do you make spicy food less spicy? With nearly 100 Hot Ones episodes under his belt, Sean Evans is in desperate need of an answer. Anxious to ease the pain caused by capsaicin-the active component in chile peppers-Sean enlists the help of Michael Stevens, the creator of the wildly popular science channel, Vsauce. Together, Sean and Michael gargle with olive oil and rinse their mouths out with rum, before combating the Last Dab with a special, capsaicin-busting sundae engineered at Vsauce HQ. Find out which antidote stands up to the heat in all new episode of Sean in the Wild.
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  • SRCtube : Code Your Design

    W O W G R E A T V I D E O !

  • Joe Milillo
    Joe Milillo Day ago

    Unsweetened iced tea helps for me

  • mr. duckman92
    mr. duckman92 Day ago

    with that burger sean looked like he was gonna cry after he drank the rum

  • LeonardChurch33
    LeonardChurch33 2 days ago

    It actually makes sense that the alcohol would make it worse. While it is a solvent capable of dissolving and washing away some of the capsaicin, it also lowers the temperature threshold of your heat/abrasion nerve cells; the same ones currently being assaulted by the capsaicin. So not only is your mouth on fire, it's now even more sensitive to that fire.

  • IDC01
    IDC01 2 days ago

    And they say Infinity War was the biggest crossover in history

  • Thegoddamn Darkknight

    Why do ppl smack their lips for?? It’s so anything

  • fgna87
    fgna87 5 days ago

    this was awesome

  • James Stitler
    James Stitler 8 days ago


  • DrImpulse
    DrImpulse 9 days ago +1

    So Dolan Dark won't shut up about Vsauce being on hot ones, yet this episode is better.

  • San Cha
    San Cha 10 days ago

    Try a pinch of salt on the tip of your tongue.

  • Don OG
    Don OG 11 days ago

    *Hey Vsause here* ….. *Hiccups* …...This is what happens when someone drinks my fuckin rum *Smacks*

  • Carlos Manuel Fernando

    *well try it everywhere*

  • Phil
    Phil 13 days ago

    What alcohol does is lower the point at which your heat receptors activate so that they active at a temperature lower than your own body heat, which is why alcohol burns. So basically you just turned everything up

  • Lone Knight
    Lone Knight 14 days ago

    Vsauce Michael is scary...
    he is allways willing to experiment with his own body to learn new things.

  • Honesty Gaming
    Honesty Gaming 15 days ago +1

    Peppers: Let's build a protection system so hoomans don't eat us!
    Humans: Oof, these are spicy let's eat them!
    Peppers: Excuse me what the fuck?

    • Honesty Gaming
      Honesty Gaming 6 days ago


    • Failed Abortion
      Failed Abortion 6 days ago +1

      Kinda like that meme:
      koala: i want to eat leaf
      euaclyptus leaf: no dont eat me im worthless
      koala: no i want leaf!
      eucalyptus leaf: i'll poison u
      koala: i will specifically evolve to eat leaf
      eucalyptus leaf: i literally have no nutritional value
      koala: lefa

  • Turkish Delight
    Turkish Delight 16 days ago

    I wouldn’t wanna eat this around my friends,
    Because I don’t wanna engage with people

  • Yasoofeus
    Yasoofeus 16 days ago

    Does that mean our buttholes have capsaicin receptors too? What's the evolutionary reason for that?

  • hitmanjenkins1
    hitmanjenkins1 18 days ago

    I have tried it....and I must say it's not bad at all......but my mom did freak out when she found out I was dipping my fries in shampoo

  • DarkAwsome 05
    DarkAwsome 05 18 days ago

    Why isn't dolan dark pinned?

  • Figgy G
    Figgy G 19 days ago

    Pina colada boi
    Alcohol + Oil/fat + Acid

  • K l
    K l 20 days ago

    lol jfc that guy just wants to eat shampoo without looking weird

  • K l
    K l 20 days ago

    Yo this is the whitest shit Ive ever seen, especially the baldie thats not Sean. What the fuck

  • K l
    K l 20 days ago

    "Were bald lol"

  • meloche1syndrome
    meloche1syndrome 20 days ago

    I've had a lot of luck with just sugar

  • Travis Field
    Travis Field 21 day ago

    swish with lidocaine

  • Victoria Trinh
    Victoria Trinh 22 days ago

    Oh no, it was perfect before the baby shampoo was added!!

  • Rain Drop
    Rain Drop 23 days ago +1

    But alcohols are polar...

  • Michael Cusa
    Michael Cusa 23 days ago

    why would you gargle? it makes no sense and is outright contra the idea. so unpleasant to watch and so dumb. and i am disappointed that michael did it after sean started it. pro tip: just drink 25ml maaloxan liquid, before you eat or drink spicy. i did this secretly to win bar records with spicy shots. you feel no heat in your mouth and only 10% in your stomach. keep maaloxan in your mouth and move it a little till you feel a layer of it around your tongue, then drink it. then you have a time window for about 5-10 minutes to go crazy with spicy stuff.

  • Sara Dickson
    Sara Dickson 24 days ago

    I couldn't handle watching them gargle shampoo. I accidentally downed a glass of dishwashing liquid (thinking it was orange juice) and the burn of chemicals in your throat is the fucking worst.

  • HolySh1tFilms
    HolySh1tFilms Month ago

    Vsouce: Hey that's not bad

  • ban this guy
    ban this guy Month ago

    It's spicy OR IS IT?

  • ban this guy
    ban this guy Month ago


  • Tanner York
    Tanner York Month ago

    Honestly, stuffing my face with French fries helps with spice.

  • Gijsi
    Gijsi Month ago

    Finally, something to battle this hea-
    Oh ..

  • Daniel Rieger
    Daniel Rieger Month ago

    1:33 damn, evolution is pretty awesome

  • Keith Dearinger
    Keith Dearinger Month ago

    I would have tried a drink of olive oil, BEFORE eating hot food. Coating the mouth, possibly protecting it.

  • cogito
    cogito Month ago

    But ethanol is a polar solvent. So of course it wouldn’t do anything

  • Callie Wolf
    Callie Wolf Month ago

    7:00 how is no one talking about this hilarious moment that can be taken out of context?

  • Fireclayton 66
    Fireclayton 66 Month ago

    vsauce shampoo bubble at 12:17 lol

  • JoyJoy Bean
    JoyJoy Bean Month ago

    Michael now has a new fan and I'll be binging him. Gonna be fangirl stalking you, cutie.
    I'm still going half and half or gelato. At a mall in Niagara Falls, the pepper shop is across from a gelato shop. Smart

  • wolff2
    wolff2 Month ago

    Get vsauce¹ vsauce² and vsauce³ together on a hot ones episode

  • The Chain TV
    The Chain TV Month ago

    Oh look a perfectly good desert, lets add some shampoo XD

  • Senzu Grower420
    Senzu Grower420 Month ago

    Lolol y'all want to know what heat is ?? Eat a whole bag of hot Cheetos then gargle with Listerine 😂 Equivalent to drinking pepper spray

  • Wilcows
    Wilcows Month ago

    Has anyone tried just taking a pain killer beforehand?

  • NateMcMurph
    NateMcMurph Month ago

    what jersey is Michael wearing?!

  • Lazlow Rave
    Lazlow Rave Month ago

    "Hey! First We Feast! Sean here! But, where is here?"

  • Joseph Holand
    Joseph Holand Month ago

    Michael is an extroverted man and incredible Human being, he made me love science again.

  • Amy Will
    Amy Will Month ago

    I ♡♡ Sean

  • pekkalaa
    pekkalaa Month ago

    Michael is that guy who would eat hes own shit and say "it's for sience"

  • Ryan Heifferon
    Ryan Heifferon Month ago

    this was great

  • Kiddo311
    Kiddo311 Month ago

    Be honest guys, you just wanted to eat a bunch of fast food ;-)

  • RidiculousJ
    RidiculousJ Month ago

    now this is my type of guy

  • Jay Bea
    Jay Bea Month ago

    ffs, no shit, alcohol makes spicy foods hotter!, Vsauce, I thought you were a genius man?!? WTH!
    Oh god, no, acids do the same damn thing(there is a reason most hot sauces are vinegar based)! Are you just actually trolling?

  • The Mighty Gooch
    The Mighty Gooch Month ago

    Swishing around diet dr. pepper works for me

  • Saint Noodles
    Saint Noodles Month ago

    2 of my favourite bald men on the internet.

  • Kodiak
    Kodiak Month ago

    Michael is one of the most awesome dudes on TVclip, as he said on idubbbz: im not so much the Billy Nye of TVclip, im more of the Dad of TVclip.
    Michael is so down to earth, humble and is not to good to try out stuff for himself (Ayahuasca) or do comedy and even get kicked off property xD
    Thanks for that awesome collab.
    Sean is also a chill dude ;)

  • Joel Vaz
    Joel Vaz Month ago

    Great fan Michael and Sean !!!!!!

  • Arneet Singh
    Arneet Singh Month ago

    "...just, wrap your lips around. Get all that juice out. You don't have to swallow it."
    I don't know how I can possibly call myself an adult when I'm laughing at that.

  • A Taco Videogames,science,more

    the best thing I do is just not be a fucking wimp and deal with the spice

  • Declan Jones
    Declan Jones Month ago

    Speaking of spontaneously combusting, Spontaneous Combustion is a fantastic hot sauce, highly recommend.

  • NovaInc.
    NovaInc. 2 months ago +1

    I fucking knew alcohol would make it worse. I had an extremely hot chilli pepper and I drank some beer I had and it made it much worse

  • robert becerra
    robert becerra 2 months ago

    can confirm with baby shampoo. we rub it in our eyes after using O.C. Spray for training on ourselves and its the only thing that helps ease the suffering

  • Alan Clayter
    Alan Clayter 2 months ago

    Chocolate is the only thing that works. Your welcome

  • Artemis
    Artemis 2 months ago

    I am so hungry

  • Donald Holben
    Donald Holben 2 months ago


  • Hiraeth
    Hiraeth 2 months ago

    It sounds so much like Michael to make a really tasty looking ice cream and then just *put some fucking shampoo in it*

  • Gormstorm
    Gormstorm 2 months ago

    I love spicy food but hate peppers, can anyone explain this?

  • Bongo
    Bongo 2 months ago

    Michaels tackling this like he's going to won a Nobel prize! I'd love him on Hot Ones bringing experimental solutions for the crazy wings. It'll add to his awesome mad scientist vibe.

  • Jim Hebert
    Jim Hebert 2 months ago

    BTW I frequently cook with hot peppers, pretty much every day.

  • Jim Hebert
    Jim Hebert 2 months ago

    the most effective thing I have found is bread and butter and honey, so skip the baby shampoo.

  • Chaotic Raisin
    Chaotic Raisin 2 months ago

    I get that they wanted to use food variety for appealing to the food aspect of the video but from a scientific perspective, it makes the experiment flawed. Alternating which foods that contain the peppers alternates the results from being true due to there being no constants in the experiment. Thus, you won't know entirely, from your experience, if the remedies work better or worse on a certain meal. Of course dousing a constant sample of capsaicin over and over isn't as appealing on a food channel.
    Resolution: Looking at it from a 'laboratorical' pov is wrong (of me) as there are many things apart from the alternating food sources that go against real results.

  • AwesomeDS Scott
    AwesomeDS Scott 2 months ago

    Before the soap, the last remedy sounded good.

  • Steven Laurin
    Steven Laurin 2 months ago

    why not try a tide pod next?

  • Dakila Lozano
    Dakila Lozano 2 months ago

    i never thought michael would be able to annoy me but at least he did not do it in his channel

  • Dakila Lozano
    Dakila Lozano 2 months ago

    when you thought wow a pretty smart host from another channel this will be great then it turns out to be a
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    _Play me play me play me play me play me_ 🎶

  • Arjun Sudhir
    Arjun Sudhir 2 months ago

    No wonder why post Malone did so good, he was drinking beer😂😂

  • Alepap
    Alepap 2 months ago

    0:39 good job "selling" his channel

  • Dashall  Vazquez
    Dashall Vazquez 2 months ago

    11:45 has me dying lol he almost puked

  • Mari Anna
    Mari Anna 2 months ago +1

    You should've tried rye bread! And I don't mean like wheat bread with 10 % rye but I mean like 100% rye bread!!

  • Chris Schuttert
    Chris Schuttert 2 months ago

    I've never heard anyone pronounce casein that way before. I'm tilted

  • ColdL0rD
    ColdL0rD 2 months ago

    Pour some salt in your hand then lick it . Thank me later

  • iBeenBlaze
    iBeenBlaze 2 months ago

    lmao when he said it wasn't that bad and proceeded to blow a bubble of shampoo

  • Alethea Lenning
    Alethea Lenning 2 months ago

    Peanut butter! Try eating it.

  • Grandad Certified
    Grandad Certified 2 months ago

    Bread and oil.

  • Typical Film Productions

    2 very iconic bald men on this platform. legendary.

  • Ben Ferguson
    Ben Ferguson 2 months ago

    Excellent video!
    I use ghost chili hot sauce on a fairly regular basis, but when I have something that is really hot, I will eat a wedge of orange to help cut the capsaicin oil.

  • Nick Brown
    Nick Brown 2 months ago

    The first thing I spotted was a lovely lady in the loft.

  • Chie Chie
    Chie Chie 2 months ago

    "you feel that life because you feel like you're closer to death" - michael stevens.

  • Eirik Skogstad Andreassen

    "Like, just wrap your lips around, get all that juice out; you don't have to swallow ..."

  • the NECK
    the NECK 2 months ago

    This was a great video !! Educational and funny .. it’s great when science makes for a great video plus the man makes science relatable and humorous

  • Harlon Barnes
    Harlon Barnes 2 months ago

    They show the green last dab then eat the red one

  • PB Babe
    PB Babe 2 months ago

    I learned, I laughed, I loved. Good show.

  • Tortuga Verde
    Tortuga Verde 2 months ago

    I've come into all the First we Feast shows with Sean and I love them...binge watching for a couple weeks now. The interviews are epic! My suggestion for knocking back the spice with an acid/oil, if that's your goal, is threefold: Rinse with something similar to an Italian dressing, but made with olive oil and lemon/lime juice (pretty common). Also, for a stronger lemon/lime flavor, zest the whole of the peel right into your "dressing" and add a lot of sugar (acidic). Heat it up! Tea or coffee hot will break down the capsaicin more efficiently. Part 2: Don't use baby shampoo!!! Jeez, that's disgusting. Use Dr. Bronners 18-in-1 Baby Unscented pure-castile soap. At least you know the ingredients are basic, and what they are. Part 3: Test powders. If you need acidic, try a Gatoraid powder, totally dry, right in the mouth. That will also get you salivating and thus bring enzymes to break down the capsaicin.

  • Sumit Kundu
    Sumit Kundu 2 months ago

    Fun and information. A perfect receipe for a perfect episode

  • Joe K
    Joe K 2 months ago +2

    white people need NASA to help them eat spicy food

  • thejakeness26
    thejakeness26 2 months ago

    And tide pods

  • Mila Petkova Ph. D.
    Mila Petkova Ph. D. 3 months ago

    Almost ice - cold Bulgarian sour milk (not any yogurt!!!) 6-8% fat.
    It is quite acidic fat dairy. And tastes like heaven!
    You'll eat so much hot food, so you'd want to put yogurt on your but the next day :D

  • Fresh Pickles
    Fresh Pickles 3 months ago

    dude ethanol is so polar

  • alZiiHardstylez
    alZiiHardstylez 3 months ago

    12:15 - Ahaha.

  • Danny Mountain
    Danny Mountain 3 months ago

    Jack daniels and coke is my remedy