What is the Jing Fang Apprenticeship?

“It has been the single most helpful thing I’ve done for my health – it’s been life changing”  

Simone Irmscher, JFA Patient, February 2022

The Jing Fang Apprenticeship (JFA) is an apprenticeship-style training in Chinese herbal medicine, that gives apprentices a practical and solid grounding in the subject. The programme teaches Chinese herbal medicine from scratch and leads to a Licentiate in Classical Chinese Herbalism. The JFA teaches the Jing Fang Six Syndrome Differentiation System. It was officially opened by Dr Feng Shi-Lun in 2015.

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“It is such a privilege to be studying the Jing Fang Apprenticeship with Frances Turner, and I cannot wait to incorporate this incredible system into my practice to help patients.”  

Cristina Lopez-Pasqual, JFA Apprentice 2020-22


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Apprentices at the first JFA Graduation, June 2016

“Frances does a wonderful job of teaching Jing Fang to us in England, online and in person. It has transformed my herbal practice into being more effective, with quicker results, and being more curative.”  

Vasanthy Watt, Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner UK, JFA Supervisor 2022

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