Other names: Swamp maple

Scientific name: Acer rubrum

Common names: Carolina red maple, Drummond red maple, scarlet  maple, soft maple, swamp maple, water maple                               

Ayurvedic names:

Chinese names: Chokecherry tree

Bangladesh names:

Arabic names:    القيقب (al qeeq)

Rain Forest names:

Family: Fabaceae 

Approximate number of species known:

Common parts used: inner bark,leaf


Annual/Perennial: Perennial

Height: 35 feet tall

Actions: Sedative, tonic

Known Constituents: 

Constituents Explained:


The Maple tree known for its shade, and for maple sugar, or maple ‘syrup’. 

Traditional Use:

 The inner bark and leaf has been used for the liver and spleen.1

Clinical Studies: