Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Felon in beginning
Knee swollen, shiny, sensitive, sore, with stinging pain
Feet swollen and stiff
Feel too large
Rheumatic pain in back and limbs
Tired, bruised feeling
Numbness of hands and tips of fingers
Hives with intolerable itching
Oedematous swellings.≡ more ...