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What other names is Red Maple known by?

Acer rubrum, Arce Rojo, Bird's Eye Maple, Érable de Plaine, Érable de Virginie, Érable Rouge, Plaine Rouge, Sugar Maple, Swamp Maple.

What is Red Maple?

Red maple is a tree. The bark is used to make medicine.

Red maple is applied directly to the affected area for eye conditions and as a drying agent (astringent).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Eye conditions.
  • Use as a drying agent.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of red maple for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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