Dr. Dintiman Featured in Insider Article, “7 tips for treating eczema, according to dermatologists”

It may be tempting to go “au naturale” when it comes to treating eczema, but that route may do more harm than good, said Brenda Dintiman, a dermatologist in Washington, DC. “Remember natural is not always better,” she told INSIDER. “I see allergies to lavender, chamomile, tea tree oil and birch tree extracts.

“Now with the latest craze to use herbal oils, we are seeing children with a flare of their eczema when their parents put spearmint, eucalyptus, and other oils on for sleeping or studying purposes.”

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