Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
FEVER AND CHILL
Chill, mostly towards the evening (3-4 p.m.).
Chilliness from the least movement, with heat of the face and hands; runs down the back with great prostration.
During hot stage more or less violent headache; generally a continuous deep sleep.
Heat with thirst, wishes to uncover.
Dry heat towards evening with sleepiness.
Sweating stage either absent or of a very light grade.
The sensation of heat is more felt about the pit of the stomach and in the chest.
Perspiration, alternating with dryness of the skin.
Much burning of the skin on various parts of the body.
Thirst wanting during sweat; may or may not be present during heat; always thirst during chill.
Sweat after trembling and fainting, then nettlerash.
After the fever paroxysm, sleep.
Apyrexia urine scanty; feet swollen; limbs sore; restless; urticaria.≡ more ...