Medical Ninjutsu (医療忍術, Iryō Ninjutsu, Literally meaning: Medical Ninja Techniques) is one of the Secondary jutsu categories which utilizes Chakra. Medical Ninjutsu focuses around the user controlling either their own Chakra, or that of another's, for healing and manipulation of a living creature's biological make-up. Medical Ninjutsu falls under the category of Yang Release.
The user of Medical Ninjutsu requires very refined and very advanced control over ones Chakra, as even the most minor of mistakes can be dangerous. It also requires an extensive knowledge on things such as herbs, medicines, poisons, and above all else, extensive knowledge of the human body.
Ninja who specialize in the area are categorized as Medic-nin.
Notes and Trivia
- The Creation Rebirth is noted as being the absolute pinnacle of teachable self-regeneration techniques, and one of the ultimate techniques of Medical Ninjutsu in general.
- Jinchūriki and Transmigrants are noted as possessing a natural Healing Factor that allows them to recover from most wounds instantaneously, without the need of hand seals. The Ryūzaki Clan also possess this ability, to a much lesser extent.
- The Chakra utilized in Medical Ninjutsu is noted as being a bright green in color.