Posted Thu 21 Jul 2016 10.33pm by froglet

My sister in law told me about this amazing ointment in early June. Yiganerjing is a Chinese herbal ointment, with no steroids or anything like that. It's readily available on a very popular auction website, and it's very cheap at around £1 per 15g tube. The more you buy, the cheaper per tube it gets.

Anyway, I was a bit sceptics at first, but had been using Dovobet ointment for years, and it had pretty much stopped having any effects for me. After using Yiganerjing for a month, my legs are not far off being clear and a patch on my wrist has almost disappeared. I noticed improvements after less that a week.

I've been taking photos of my wrist to use as before & after, and will happily email to anyone who asks.

I'm 51 now and have had psoriasis since I was 13, so have tried many treatments over the years, but Yiganerjing is by far the most effective treatment I've tried.

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2016 11.55am by Katie

I just bought the cream to try it

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2016 12.26pm by Katie

Could you pls give me updated info on this cream pls

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2016 12.56pm by froglet (edited Tue 13 Sep 2016 12.56pm by froglet)

Hi Katie, I'm not sure what you mean by an update. I'm still using it the ointment, and my skin seems to have plateaued out in that it has got a lot better, but has not cleared up entirely. It's still so much better than it was when I was using Dovobet though. If you have any other questions though, please ask.

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2016 1.31pm by Katie

I was thinking you post was in July and seeing iif it looked allot better

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2016 1.33pm by Katie

I have pustular psoriasis on my hands and feet trying to find something to help

Posted Tue 13 Sep 2016 1.48pm by froglet

I don't know much about pustular psoriasis I'm afraid. I can say though that I'm still happy with the cream and certainly my skin hasn't got any worse. I found this link which mentions Yiganerjing along with other Chinese medicinal products. It may be worth having a look, particularly if Yiganerjing does not improve your skin.


Posted Sat 29 Oct 2016 11.29pm by Psad

I have guttate psoriasis and plaque. Some of the guttate started to show pussy tops so I nuked them with tea tree oil. So far, so good on the pustules. Unfortunately still have spreading guttate.

Posted Mon 31 Oct 2016 7.07am by Psad

It sounded good, but it's a steroid, it seems. See https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC27755/

Posted Mon 31 Oct 2016 8.27am by froglet

Thank you for posting this link. It's very concerning, however no medicine names are cited, which leaves the situation regarding Yiganerjing unclear. Unless I read it wrong, it seems that the medicines tested were prepared by various south London outlets and came in containers from those outlets, unlike the Yiganerjing which comes from the factory in China.

My psoriasis has certainly plateaued however, which is reminiscent of previous steroidal ointments that I have used.

Posted Mon 31 Oct 2016 9.46am by Psad

It might be Indigo Naturalis if it has a bad colour that goes on your clothes. Apparently some of Yigjanerjing contains that, But many also contain unsafe amounts of steroids. Did you know that all sorts of unreliable drugs can be imported from China? In an envelope. Street drugs, too. Devastatingly, that is how my youngest son died last year. Since then I have developed psoriasis.

Posted Mon 31 Oct 2016 9.47am by Psad

Anyway, Indigo Naturalis shows promise.


Posted Mon 31 Oct 2016 10.32am by froglet

Sorry for your loss, Psad.

Researching the article that you cited further, I note that the research was printed in The Independent on 26th February, 1999, making the article 17 years old. Don't know if that makes a difference at all.

Posted Mon 31 Oct 2016 10.49am by Psad

This report is dated 2012, with the original paper submitted in 2011


and a further report 2015 during a dermatology conference:

http://dermatologytimes.modernmedicine.com/dermatology-times/news/indigo-naturalis from which I quote "Over the past few years, indigo naturalis has been finding a role in the treatment of psoriasis. A Medline search for “indigo psoria*” reveals 26 articles with all but one having been published in this century and over two thirds published since 2009, the earliest being in 1982.6 Dr. Lin and colleagues have been the movers and shakers in this field, publishing about the use of indigo for treating plaque psoriasis in both children7 and adults.8" The numbers 7. and 8. which were in subscript, are references which appear later in the article

Posted Mon 19 Dec 2016 9.25pm by greengrass

Yep I would say definitely steroid cream , any cream that works so well so quick smacks of steroids , there was a lotion out years ago could Asos which was being knocked up in the garage of an unscrupulous Nigerian it cleared my P on my shin that had been there for years it claimed to be steroid free

Posted Wed 19 Apr 2017 10.19am by badskin

I have used this cream for the last 3 weeks...my psoriasis on my back has cleared up. Stubborn P on my shoulders cleared up, even when steroid cream couldn't help.

Still got really old spots to clear on my elbows and knees but its 60% better then last month.

Tried to get more information on this cream but no real information. Just people saying it has steriods with no evidence. Only info people have been stating are past herbal creams from china have had steriods.

Even if this does have steriods, its actually working for me. Its only $2AUD and i have used 2 tubes

Just wanted to hear other people experiences.

Someone also mention to get the one with the orange cream. the white one seems to be fake or inferior.

Posted Wed 19 Apr 2017 1.20pm by ClearskinPls
Since 2001, tried uvb and creams

Dovebet is short term and ive found is no point after a few weeks as my body does not absorb it after a few days. However, a break from it and apply again can get results ,good luck

Posted Wed 19 Apr 2017 7.51pm by greengrass

my honest opinion is yiganerjing does contain steroids , but if you choose to use it short term for a bit of relief that's your choice , using steroid creams long term is a bit like putting your foot on the hose pipe , when you stop using it whoosh it comes back harder than before

Posted Sat 15 Jul 2017 6.20pm by Sergy61

Hello, I am 56 years old next month I have had Psoriasis since the age of 18, I haven`t had it that bad but enough to make me very conscious that it`s their, I have tried everything I also have a UVA canopy at home, I have tried endless creams including steroid creams.

I recently purchased YIGANERJING on line from Amazon, I first applied it 4 days ago, just knees and elbows is where I have it, I can honestly say it works, The skin is just drying and leaving a smooth none red look it is 70% better after this short time, I have just ordered more

When I have tried other creams it makes it worse, So I know this is the one for me, I also purchased a great concealer on line from Green people organic, add this after and you cannot see any evidence of psoriasis. very happy .

Posted Sun 8 Oct 2017 11.41am by Henry

Based one one link that does not even mention this creme.

if continue reading form the 11 cremes 10 where white and they came in a pot.

Not tubes.



It sounded good, but it's a steroid, it seems. See https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC27755/



my honest opinion is yiganerjing does contain steroids ,


I'm amazed how people filling the internet up with un-valid statements.

Posted Sun 8 Oct 2017 9.09pm by froglet

There is no mention in the nbci article of this particular product, just that if a sample of herbal medicines they tested, steroids were present.

What I would say is that once my plaques went, they haven’t come back. At the time I started using Yiganerjing I was probably 30% covered. Now it’s about 1%. I’m not using it any longer (though still have some tubes) and my psoriasis hasn’t returned.

I’m not making any wild claims about the product, just sharing my own experience.

Posted Wed 11 Oct 2017 9.35pm by Marmar

Can u tell me where to order this cream I live in Canada Ontario

Posted Thu 12 Oct 2017 8.14pm by froglet

Posted Tue 24 Oct 2017 10.04am by vijaykum

After testing and trying so many GP prescribed steroidal drugs I switched to an Ayurvedic herbal cream by the name PSORfix, I got from India for my plaque psoriasis and cracked heels and palms. I also use PSOROLIN herbal soap for bathing and Atrimed ATRISOR SHAMPOO for my scalp.

Almost all the silvery scales and heels have cleared, after only 10x twice a day applications.

All herbals hence no side-effects at all. Ayurvedic treatments have been in practice for thousands of years.

Posted Tue 24 Oct 2017 10.07am by vijaykum

Reference to my above post please note that all the ingredients are displayed on the label and can be checked on google.

Posted Tue 6 Feb 2018 1.30pm by Psoriasis Association (Admin)
Digital Communications Officer for the Psoriasis Association

Hi all,

So as you are aware, the Psoriasis Association has been in touch with the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) here in the UK and they have confirmed to us that, in laboratory testing, samples of Yiganerjing have been found to contain undisclosed pharmaceutically made steroidal and anti-fugal ingredients. Action has since been taken by the MHRA to have the product removed from sale in the UK.

We are currently waiting for the MHRA to publish a statement with more information, at which point we will post a further update on this website.

Posted Tue 6 Feb 2018 6.29pm by froglet

That’s a shame. I very rarely need to use it any more. I’ve gone from 30% coverage on every limb including torso and head to probably less than half of a percent coverage. I totally swear by this cream. In the last year and for the first time since I was a kid I’m free of it, or as free as makes no difference.

Posted Wed 7 Feb 2018 2.53pm by ClearskinPls
Since 2001, tried uvb and creams

I agree with the PA beware of undisclosed ingredients

Posted Wed 7 Feb 2018 9.24pm by ksc10165 (edited Wed 7 Feb 2018 9.30pm by ksc10165)

Yiganerjing: I took mine to a Chinese doctor here they confirmed the ingredients to be all natural (he translated it for me) You can definitely do the same... This stuff is magic.

The links to creams above that say 11 have steroids doesn't even mention them by name.

Translated: Main ingredients :soil park skin, sophora, common cnidium fruit, belvedere fruit, cortex dictamni, cortex phellodendri, honeylocust thorn, unicorn, lotus, radix stemonae, Indian buead, seven swords, iron Holly, white petroleum jelly, menthol, purified water, etc.

Posted Wed 7 Feb 2018 9.53pm by froglet

I swear by this cream, but I do wonder what is meant by ‘unicorn’ and ‘etc’.

What I will say is that it’s nearly two years since I first discovered this, and in that time I have had no bad reactions, my skin is clear, I’ve had no angry flare-ups (which I have had in the past when I’ve stopped using steroidal medication) and I am nothing but happy I used it.

Beware the apparently ‘fake’ white coloured cream. It smells minty and appears to do no good. The one to get is the orangey/yellow cream.

And if you search a popular internet based auction site, don’t search for it by name. Instead search for ‘psoriasis cream’. Check the seller’s ratings and be prepared to wait a month for it to arrive from China, or buy it from the U.K. with a bit more of a mark up.

Posted Thu 8 Feb 2018 2am by ksc10165

I got it from amazon US, $6 a tube. It took 2 days to get it. It's the bright yellow yiganurjing sold by Silvercell?

Anyway I am a male 52 years old and I think I have eczema maybe. I didn't go to the doctor but internet searches are confirming enough to me. Whatever it is doesn't seem to ever heal, it goes through stages of ugly to not bad then back to bad.

Only 3 days use and I'm seeing less flaky skin and the redness is incredibly less. I have fair skin and it really shows up on me. This cream is awesome. It appears to be fading away and I hope to be clear or close by summer time. I see no effects or mention of steroids.

The links above don't mention or appear to have tested this brand. http://a.co/bIWDuzp

Good luck with your skin, Thanks for your help.

Posted Thu 8 Feb 2018 10.35pm by greengrass

said from day 1 this contains steroids , i realise we are all looking for that magical cream that cures our problem and does not contain steroids unfortunately it doesn't exist , the sooner we all realise this the better , I am not saying don't use it briefly for some relief but don't think it can be used forever and it is all herbal cos its not, sorry if this sounds harsh but its the truth , there are people out there who prey on the vulnerable knowing they will try anything , shame on them

Posted Fri 9 Feb 2018 3.35pm by Helen Evans

This cream cleared ppp on my hands (palms and thumbs) within a week. Every prescribed cream, containing steroids, didn't touch it, even though I used them for much longer. My feet, which were much worse, have taken a little longer and now have one small patch to clear. In my opinion, the cream doesn't contain steriods OR certainly not enough to thin the skin in any way. AND it stops the itching. :-)

Posted Thu 1 Mar 2018 10.04am by Psoriasis Association (Admin)
Digital Communications Officer for the Psoriasis Association

Hi all - The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), which regulates medicines and medical devices in the UK, has now released a statement confirming that tests have found Yiganerjing Cream to contain an undisclosed steroid and two antifungal ingredients.

As a result of this, the MHRA is working to remove Yiganerjing Cream from sale on websites and in online market places, and is issuing a notice to sellers that they must stop selling the cream immediately.

The MHRA advises anyone who may have been using this cream to discontinue use immediately. If anybody who has used this product should have concerns, they are advised to discuss the issue with their doctor or clinician.

More detailed information can be found in the 'News' section of this website, or directly here: www.psoriasis-association.org.uk/news/yiganerjing-cream-found-to-contain-steroids

Posted Thu 1 Mar 2018 3.36pm by CarolMoreton

Thank you for getting this cream tested!

I used it for 3 days on my plaque patches on my elbows and it almost went entirely and I have had it for 12 years and never been able to get rid of it. After reading this thread I stopped using it.

It does seem to be a miracle cream though and the steroid content is half that of the cream I get on prescription. Would it be worth getting a UK drug company to look into the cream further and get an official one made as this seems to be a cure for so many!

Posted Thu 1 Mar 2018 11.46pm by Jb

I have used this cream last year and it did really take a good effect on my eczema. But then sufdenlly it's not available on ebay anymore. I have searched it on amazon but seller wont ship to UK.

Please let me know where I can get this cream. I have a bad flaking and itching too. Atm the prescribed cream i am using only good temporarily. I have been using it like forever, few different steroid creams (religiously everyday) but sadly it's just the same. My legs are just full of spots and marks bec (i think) I have been using steroid cream for years now. :(

Thanks in advance

Posted Fri 27 Apr 2018 11.29am by Dianass (edited Fri 27 Apr 2018 11.30am by Dianass)

I am using this cream specific for eczema and proriasis that my mother found in Greece. It is very soothing and relieving. I heard about natural avocado oil that helps a lot with the itchiness and redness a bit and keeps the skin very moisturized but I have never tried it before. Do you know if it helps? If you want to find the cream I am now buying it from here


Posted Wed 8 Aug 2018 4.24pm by Shannon

I'm in states and have just a tiny bit of this cream left. I can't find it anywhere and i'm getting desperate. It is the only thing that has ever worked for me. Does anyone know where to get yiganerjiing cream from. I don't want my psoriasis to come back.

Posted Wed 8 Aug 2018 4.53pm by OhNo_NotAgain? (edited Wed 8 Aug 2018 4.55pm by OhNo_NotAgain?)

Shannon: I hope I am not insulting you, but have you read the thread (and others) and the official analysis of what yiganerjiing actually contains? That is why it is has been generally withdrawn from sale in the UK. ( I only ask, because some people do past a question on the end of ta thread without reading any of the other posts).

It was often described as non-steroid and completely natural, but is far from that.

Posted Wed 8 Aug 2018 5.32pm by Shannon

Thank you for responding and yes I do know. I just really don't care. I like feeling normal. I like not flaking everywhere I go. I like being able to wear dark colors and to not itch all the time. The not being driven crazy with itching is so nice. I have tried everything including steroid creams and nothing has worked at all. I'm 43 and for the first time this year I could wear my hair in a ponytail. I didn't have to wash my hair every time I left the house. I could be normal and I want to keep that. Mostly though not scratching till I bleed is a blessing.

Posted Wed 8 Aug 2018 7.59pm by OhNo_NotAgain? (edited Thu 9 Aug 2018 8.42pm by OhNo_NotAgain?)

Shannon, by typing the name into an internet search a well-known site comes up to buy from. By typing the name of the main steroid ingredient of Yiganerjing , dexamethasone, into that site's own search engine then many alternate Chinese-manufactured non-steroid herbal magic potions come up. It is not clear however, how many of them also contain unicorn as an ingredient - as listed in the ingredients for Yiganerjing.

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