steroids-present-in-most-eczema-creamsScientists from the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffied, UK, have discovered that many ‘herbal creams‘ for eczema contain steroid, which may lead to permanent damages in patients using these creams.

Discovery of eczema creams labeled as ‘herbal’ actually contained steroids was prompted by a call from the scientists for stringent regulations.

The scientists found varying concentrations of steroid drugs in 20 out of 24 tested creams.