Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Sensation of soreness in the chest, as from a bruise.
Expectoration of copious, transparent, frothy, bloody mucus.
Stitches in l. side of chest and through back.
Burning, stinging pain through entire front of chest.
Melting in region of diaphragm, as from running violently.
Every shock from coughing gives pain in the head and some pain through the chest, as from the clavicle; amel. after loosening a small portion of mucus, or a large quantity of transparent frothy, and bloody mucus is expectorated.
Sudden pain just below the heart, soon extending toward r. chest, with suffocation.
Region of heart sensitive to least pressure; rasping sounds of systole and diastole unmistakably audible.
Palpitation of heart from scanty secretion of urine, perfectly cured by establishing the natural quantity.
Pulse almost imperceptible at wrist; accelerated and full; very frequent and hard; wiry; irregular and slow pulse; intermittent.
Very feeble action of the heart; violent beats, shaking the whole body; intermittent beats.
Pulse full and rapid; small and trembling; intermitting.
Oppression of the chest, shortness of breath, esp. when ascending; inability to remain in a warm room.
Dull, aching pain in the l. side of the chest, near the middle of the sternum, with sensation of fulness in the chest and short breath.
Irritation to cough in the supra-sternal fossa.
Hoarseness in the morning.
Respiration hurried and difficult (with fever and headache).
Asthma; worse in cold weather.
Obstinate night cough from 9 p.m., to 4 a.m.
Cough which loosens with difficulty, rouses from sleep before midnight and ceases as soon as least particle is loosened, which is swallowed.
Feeling of constriction causing a single, spasmodic, hacking cough at short intervals.
Violent cough, deep, hard ringing; incessant for three hours; excited by constricted feeling in throat, but reaching down to lungs, the upper part of which are very sore and sensitive.
Dyspnoea; esp. difficult inspiration.≡ more ...