Aceraceae Acer rubrum L.

Red Maple

Seminole - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 269

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Scientific name: Acer rubrum L.
USDA symbol: ACRUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Decoction of bark used for ballgame sickness: sores, back or limb pains and hemorrhoids.

RECRD: 62046 id: 629