•about this yokai•
Hizō-No-Mushi (jp: 脾臓の虫)
a red hot worm that dances around the spleen and attacks the liver. its claws are deceptively sharp, people infected with this will stagger about hot and dizzy, as if they where hit on the head.
cured with Mokko. (Thistle.) & daiō (Rheum)
One of 63 ‘KanNoMushi’ 疳の虫 (germ/parasitic Yokai) from the “Harikikigaki” 針聞書 or “the book of needles” - a tome about acupuncture & medical knowledge written in 1568 by a resident of Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Sticker Art by @Samkalensky (yo thats me!) - Part of my Night parade of 100 Demons - Yokai & Japanese folklore sticker collection, weather-resistant 4" Glossy sticker. Check my shop & follow @samkalensky for many more!