Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Great sensitiveness of the abdomen to touch.
Soreness of the bowels and abdominal walls; mornings when sneezing or pressing upon them.
Sensitiveness of epigastrium and whole abdomen to touch; of r. inguinal region; across hypogastrium from ilium to ilium.
Pain in abdomen on pressure, touch and horizontal position, with sensitiveness.
Erysipelas from contusion.
Rumbling and meteoric distension.
Ascites and anasarca.
Hard swelling in the r. groin, oblong, as large as a cucumber.
Long-standing inguinal hernia.
Vomiting of bile.
Vomiting, with inflammation of the stomach.
Vomiting, with diarrhoea.
No thirst with the heat.
Thirstlessness (with dropsy).
Burning heat in the stomach.
Great soreness in pit of stomach when touched.
Violent pain and sensitiveness in region of stomach.≡ more ...