Clarissa Smith Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist


Clarissa Smith is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Oregon and is nationally board certified (NCCAOM) in Acupuncture. A 1997 graduate of Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine, she is the founder and owner of Jade Acupuncture. She has practiced in the northwest neighborhood of  Portland, Oregon since 1998.

Clarissa has a rich background in herbal medicine. She has studied clinical herbalism (both western and Chinese), as well as wild harvesting of medicinal plants and pharmacology. Her main interest lies in treating internal conditions with Acupuncture, Herbal medicine and nutrition.

A passionate advocate of natural medicine, Clarissa strives to educate her patients to take care of their health in a fun and practical way. She has also been a student of various nutrition philosophies for the past 35 years and incorporates nutritional wisdom into her work with patients.

ICEAM (Institute of the Classics in East Asian Medicine.) Post graduate studies in Classical Chinese Herbalism. 2011 Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine . 1997.

Santa Fe College of Natural Medicine. 1982.

Clarissa is very in tune with the needs of her clients and was meticulous in the initial discussion about how to improve my health. She also gave extremely practical advise about dietary adjustments that would optimize my health. I am very enthusiastic about collaborating with Clarissa in the future to eliminate these ailments. Thank you!
— Josh M.