Eczema is an itchy inflammation of the skin with redness in the affected areas, dry skin, lumps or blisters in the affected area, and signs of infection. The main types of eczema include atopic, allergic contact, irritant contact, discoid, and seborrhoeic. Treatments for eczema include medication such as topical steroids and antimicrobials, homoeopathy, nutritional supplements, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and aromatherapy.