Lloyd’s Cream is an odour-free and non-reddening cream, containing Diethylamine Salicylate, which offers an excellent, alternative for those who wish to avoid the smell of a traditional rub and the sensation of hot skin. How does it work? Lloyd’s Cream contains the active ingredient diethylamine salicylate, which is a derivative of salicylic acid. Diethylamine salicylate has anti-inflammatory and painkilling actions. It is a counter-irritant, and when applied to the skin, produces heat. This treatment has a direct pain relieving and anti-inflammatory effect. This preparation is used to relieve muscle and joint pain in a variety of conditions. What is it used for? Muscle pain and stiffness. Backache. Fibrositis. Sciatica. Strains. Bruising. Sprains.