Chris Jacobs practices Classical Chinese Medicine taught by lineage holder Jeffrey Yuen. Chris has been involved in the field of herbal medicine since the mid 90’s. His uncle owned an herb company selling herbs from peru including Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa), and Maca (Lepidium meyenii). After moving to Asheville he studied at the Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism in 2006, the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine in 2007 and completed his Masters in Chinese Herbal Medicine from Daoist Traditions in2012. After graduation Chris spent a month traveling across China visiting Chinese Medicine Hospitals and Flower Mountain (Hua Shan).
Chris practiced at Asheville Community Acupuncture from 2013-2017. In 2014 Chris joined Mission Hospital as an Acupuncturist and continues to serve as part of Mission Health’s Wellness Program. Chris has performed more than 5000 treatments on a wide variety of conditions. Chris serves on the board of directors for Plants and Healers International a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to connecting people to plants and traditional healing methods around the globe.
Chris uses life coaching, herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping and massage to bring his patients back to healthy balance. Specializing in pain, trauma, psycho-emotional conditions and pediatrics. Chris really likes to dive down deep to the underlying roots causing many of our ailments. What is illness trying to teach us?