- What other names is Red Maple known by?
- What is Red Maple?
- How does Red Maple work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Red Maple.
Acer rubrum, Arce Rojo, Bird's Eye Maple, Érable de Plaine, Érable de Virginie, Érable Rouge, Plaine Rouge, Sugar Maple, Swamp 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.
There isn't enough information to know how red maple might work.
It is not known if red maple is safe or what the potential side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of red maple during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of red maple depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for red maple. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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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