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Leeches were used medically for millennia on ancient Earth but were largely superseded by technology. Hundreds of years later, a chance discovery on Kachirigin revealed some very valuable properties of the native creatures. Kachirigin leeches can painlessly filter impurities from the user's blood, so can be used as a cure-all for hangovers and the worst affects of certain addictions. They are prized by the wealthy and hedonistic, and have an almost cult-like following.

— In-Game Description

Kachirigin Filter Leeches are a Medicines Rare Commodity that is produced at Nowak Orbital in the Kachirigin system.

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