Dragon Quest VIII
The Life Bracer can be equipped by anyone and can increase the wearer's maximum HP by 30. It can be dropped by a Dark Devildog or created through alchemy by combining a gold bracer and a recovery ring.
Dragon Quest IX
When equipped, the wearer heals 25HP each round. The recipe to alchemise it is 1 Gold Bracer, and 2 Life Rings. It's advisable to use it for Boss fights like Goresby-Purrvis and Corvus.