Job's Tears and Papaya Soup (4005)

Cure rheumatoid arthritis

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Job's Tears & Papaya Soup




Cure rheumatoid arthritis.


  • Job’s tears (yi yi ren) 意米 – 60gm
  • Papaya 番木瓜 -  200gm
  • Acanthopanacis root bark (wu jia pi) 五加皮 – 15gm
  • Ginger 老薑片 – 3 slices
  • Quail 鵪鶉 – 2
  • Cooking wine – 2 spoons

1.   Wash quails and cut into halves, remove neck and tail. Put quails in boiling water to cook for a few minutes. Remove and rinse.

2.   Skin and seed papaya and cut into cubes.

3.   Rinse herbs. Put all ingredients except papaya and wine in a soup pot with about 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil, remove foam and reduce heat to simmer for 2 hours. Add papaya to cook for another 30 minutes to about 3 cups of soup (add boiling water to the cooking if necessary).

4.   Add wine and salt to taste and serve.


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