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Shintaro Maeshima

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Shintaro Maeshima
Born 1865 (慶応元年)
Sendai, Kagoshima-ken, Japan
Workplace(s) オキシヘーラー製造業, Oxyhealer Co.

Shintaro Maeshima (Japanese: 前島震太郎, Maejima Shintarō) was a Japanese inventor who patented and sold the Oxyhealer (オキシヘーラー, Oxyhaler), described in the U.S. patent as a "magnetic healing apparatus" for use in "promoting health and healing diseases by transmitting magnetism into the human body."

Selected Patents

  • US1421516A. Maeshima, Shintaro. Magnetic Healing Apparatus. 4 July 1922, filed 2 May 1918. "This invention relates to an apparatus for promoting health and healing diseases by transmitting magnetism into the human body, and consists in a mixture of powders of magnetite, antimony sulphide and charcoal sealed in a metal casing, through which one or more copper rods are passed, the magnetism caused in the mixture being transmitted into the human body by means of a leading cord." https://patents.google.com/patent/US1421516A — similar patents were filed and granted in France (FR485945A) and Great Britain (GB120176A).

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