Claudia Louch is an internationally-renowned natural holistic skin specialist, nutritionist, pharmacologist and health scientist operating from her Skin and Nutrition Clinic in Harley Street, London, which she founded in 2005.
Specialising holistically in skin conditions, customised botanical skin treatments and cosmetics, skin cosmeceuticals, allergies, clinical nutrition and Phytomedicine (plant-based medicine), Claudia Louch uses natural processes to harness the healing potential of the body’s own immune system. A wide range of skin conditions and concerns can be helped this way, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic skin reactions, dry and oily skin conditions, skin ageing and many more.
Claudia Louch’s natural approach to skin and health derives from a deeply-rooted knowledge of Phytomedical and nutritional science, as well as cutting edge pharmacology and drug discovery. With a background in both conventional pharmacology and Phytomedical science, Claudia Louch is in a unique position to offer patients her knowledge on the benefits of plant-based treatments as well as the potential side-effects of conventional medication.
Claudia Louch counts high-profile personalities among her patient list and is a recognised professional in her field. She is called upon regularly by the media for her respected opinion, including an appearance as the chosen nutritionist on BBC2 documentary The Supersizers and contributions to publications such as The Times, Telegraph, Natural Pharmacy, Daily Mail, Observer, Healthy Magazine, Woman and Home, Natural Health, Zest, Pregnancy & Birth and the Royal College of Nursing Magazine Family Health. She has also been selected to judge the 2014 Natural Skincare Awards.
As a Phytomedical practitioner, clinical nutritionist and pharmacologist, Claudia Louch is able to formulate and provide her patients with unique plant-based skincare products that are completely personalised to the patient’s needs, with bespoke formulas made-to-order at her own Phyto-Pharmacy. All of Claudia Louch’s bespoke skincare products are bio-organic, 100% natural and do not contain synthetic chemicals such as parabens, sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), Methylisothiazolinone (MI) or titanium dioxide.
Education and training
Claudia Louch’s background includes Advanced Dermatology Practice, Pharmacology (Drug Discovery), Allergology, Clinical Nutrition and Medicinal Plant Science. She has a BSc Honours degree in Phytomedicine (plant-based medicine) and is a fully registered member of the College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy in the UK and Germany.
Claudia Louch was awarded a studentship/bursary for a Masters Degree in Conventional Drug Discovery by King’s College London, in the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the world-renowned Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas School of Biomedical & Health Sciences. During this course she undertook her Masters Project at the Immuno-Pharmacology Department of a major UK medicine research company.
Claudia Louch continued her research by studying for a second Masters Degree in Human Nutrition at King’s College London, and a British Dietetic Association-approved course in Clinical Nutrition at University of Leeds. She also attended a postgraduate research course in Gastrointestinal and Allergic Skin Diseases at Imperial College London and a postgraduate course in Advanced Dermatology Care at King’s College London.
Claudia Louch is a member of the following professional bodies and organisations:
- Nutrition Society UK
- Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Ernaehrung e. V. (German Nutrition Society)
- College of Practitioners of Phytotherapy
- Gesellschaft fuer Phytotherapie e.V. (German Society for Phytotherapy)