Bitter Melon and Pig Pancreas Soup (4116)

Diuretic to relieve edema, lower blood pressure and blood sugar

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Bitter Melon and Pig Pancreas Soup


All symptoms of diabetes with high blood pressure.


Diuretic to relieve edema, lower blood pressure and blood sugar.


  • Bitter melon 苦瓜 - 2
  • Corns 玉米 - 2
  • Fresh corn silk 玉米鬚 - 120gm (or 30gm of dried corn silk)
  • Chinese yam (shan yao) 淮山 - 40gm
  • Pig pancreas 豬胰(豬橫利) - one (250gm)
  • Lean pork 瘦肉  - 160gm (or pork ribs - 300gm)
  • Soybean 黃豆 - 80gm
  • Dried scallop 乾瑤柱 - 3 (optional)
  • Lime 青檸 - 2 (optional)
  1. Wash pancreas, put in a bow and soak with 2 spoons of salt.
  2. Rinse and soak soybean with cold water.
  3. Wash corn and cut into sections.
  4. Soak corn silk in water, remove dirt, wash until water is clear.
  5. Wash pork and cut into big pieces.
  6. Wash bitter melon, cut open, remove seeds and cut into chunky pieces.
  7. Rinse pancreas, put in boiling water for a few minutes, retrieve, rinse and cut into thin slices.
  8. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water and bring to a boil. Remove foam, reduce heat and simmer for 2 to 3 hours to about 4 cups of soups left.
  9. Drink soup and eat some pancreas.


Eat on empty stomach once a day and continue for 3 weeks as one course of treatment. Continue for a few more courses if necessary. This soup can also be used on a regular basis for the whole family to prevent diabetes.

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