Guangdong’s weather is easy to make the fire hot and humid, so we should often boil some dehumidified soup to drink. Wax gourd has the effect of moistening the lung and promoting body fluid, resolving phlegm and thirst, diuresis and detumescence, clearing heat and removing heat, detoxifying and discharging pus. Job’s tears is sweet and mild cold in nature, which is beneficial to water detumescence, spleen dampness removing, tendon relaxing and arthralgia removing, heat clearing and pus discharging, etc.


500g pig bone
300g wax gourd
50g job's tears
1.5 tsp salt
3 slices of ginger
1 jujube
1 / 2 teaspoon white vinegar


Step 1
Prepare the ingredients, wash the job's tears in advance and soak them in water

Step 2
Remove the seeds of wax gourd and cut into large pieces. Slice ginger

Step 3
Blanch pig bone in cold water to remove blood

Step 4
Rinse the pig bones and add them to the casserole

Step 5
Add dates and ginger slices

Step 6
Pour the job's tears into the casserole with the heat

Step 7
Add water and a few drops of white vinegar at one time

Step 8
Cover and bring to a boil. Turn to low heat and cook for 2 hours

Step 9
Add wax gourd and simmer for half an hour

Step 10
Add salt to taste