Collection: The Harikikigaki [1568]

The "Harikikigaki" 針聞書 or "the book of needles" ‑ a 1568 tome about acupuncture & medical knowledge written by a resident of Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. ‑ It's an incredibly valuable source of information about the way people used to think about illness in those days: the book is currently housed at Kyushu National Museum as a centre piece. (twitter: @kyuhaku_koho ) ‑ Its most popular for including 63 unique diagrams of "Shaku" Microbial/parasitic/germs/bug sized creatures thought to cause disease & Illness! ‑ it also lists treatments/cures for each!!
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  • Koshinuke No mushi - 腰抜の虫 - 'Lumbar worm.' - [Yokai | Kannomushi]
    Koshinuke No mushi - 腰抜の虫 - 'Lumbar worm.'  - [Yokai | Kannomushi]
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  • Ozake no mushi - [ yokai | Hara No mushi]
    Ozake no mushi - [ yokai | Hara No mushi]
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  • Gyōchū - 蟯虫 - [Yokai | Haranomushi]
    Gyōchū - 蟯虫 - [Yokai | Haranomushi]
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  • Koshō – "小姓" - [Yokai | Haranomushi]
    Koshō –
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  • In no Kameshaku - 陰の亀積 - [yokai | Kannomushi]
    In no Kameshaku - 陰の亀積 - [yokai | Kannomushi]
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  • Sori no kanmushi - ソリの肝虫 - [yokai | KanNoMushi]
    Sori no kanmushi - ソリの肝虫 - [yokai | KanNoMushi]
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  • Yo No Kameshaku - 陽の亀積 - [Yokai | KanNoMushi]
    Yo No Kameshaku - 陽の亀積 - [Yokai | KanNoMushi]
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  • Shinshaku - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
    Shinshaku - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
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  • Akuchū - 悪虫 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
    Akuchū - 悪虫 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
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  • Taibyo-no-kesshaku - 大病の血積 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
    Taibyo-no-kesshaku - 大病の血積 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
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  • Haimushi - 肺虫 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
    Haimushi - 肺虫 -  [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
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  • Chōumen - 脹満(ちょうまん) - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
    Chōumen - 脹満(ちょうまん) - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
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  • Hizō-No-Mushi - 脾臓の虫 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
    Hizō-No-Mushi - 脾臓の虫 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
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  • Kishaku - 気積 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
    Kishaku - 気積 - [Yokai/KanNoMushi]
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