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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  • Shinshaku - yokai sticker
    Shinshaku - yokai sticker
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  • Akuchū - 悪虫 - "Evil Bugs" - yokai sticker
    Akuchū - 悪虫 -
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  • Taibyo-no-kesshaku - 大病の血積 - yokai sticker
    Taibyo-no-kesshaku - 大病の血積 - yokai sticker
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  • Haimushi - 肺虫 - Lungworm yokai sticker
    Haimushi - 肺虫 - Lungworm yokai sticker
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  • Chōumen - 脹満(ちょうまん) - "Bloating" - yokai sticker
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  • Hizō-No-Mushi - 脾臓の虫 - yokai sticker
    Hizō-No-Mushi - 脾臓の虫 - yokai sticker
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  • Kishaku - 気積 - yokai sticker
    Kishaku - 気積 - yokai sticker
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