Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Tired, as if bruised in every limb and especially in the back, like after exertion; worse on rising after sitting.
Great inclination to sleep, but cannot, from nervous restlessness.
Continuous deep sleep.
Restless sleep and incessant dreaming.
Screams during sleep; also sudden starting.
Dreams of journeying; of flying; of assembled people; unpleasant.
Left side motionless; now and then moves the right arm; convulsions, trembling and jerking of the limbs.
Nausea and vomiting
Bitter or acrid belching; heart-burn up into throat; water brash.
Nausea with inclination to vomit.
Vomiting of bile; of mucus, with red specks; of ingesta and slime; and diarrhoea.
Eating and drinking
Continued swallowing relieves soreness and cough.
Vomits the food as soon as taken, followed by retching.
After eating heaviness at stomach; diarrhoeic discharge renewed.
Affections of circulatory apparatus and fluid, dropsies, phlebitis, varicose veins, ecchymosed spots gangrene, unhealthy suppuration.
Serous membranes inflamed; effusions; synovitis.
Mucous membranes inflamed and catarrhal.
Glands enlarged, inflamed.
Muscles stiff, tender on pressure, somewhat swollen; rigid rheumatic inflammation.
Contact, Injuries, etc.
Touch 17, 19, 22, 26, 32, 46.
Pressure 3, 17, 19, 21. Cannot bear covering 5.
Burning, stinging like bee-stings, and soreness, seem to be the predominating painful sensations -while itching, tension and throbbing may be or may not be painful.
Numbness of external parts.
Trembling; nervous restlessness.
Temperature and weather
Closed rooms, especially if overheated, are insupportable.
Inclination for open air.
Cold weather aggravates weakness and chest troubles.
Worse getting wet through, but better from washing or moistening the part in cold water.
Chill, Fever and Sweat.
Chill about 3 P.M. worse in warmth; runs down the back, with great prostration.
Chilliness from the slightest motion, with heat of face and hands; towards evening.
Sensation of coldness without coldness of the skin; ague.
Skin burning hot all over, or gradually grows cool in some places, hot in others.
Heat, with inclination to uncover.
Dry, hot skin, or alternate dry and moist skin.
Sweat after trembling and fainting, then nettle-rash.
During hot stage more or less violent headache, generally a continuous deep sleep. θ Intermittent.
Sweating stage either absent or of a very light grade. θ Intermittent.
Continuous low fever; no thirst; worse 3 P.M. is then very drowsy.
Thirst wanting during sweat; may or may not be present during heat, always thirst during the chill.
Apyrexia pain under short ribs left side; feet swollen; urine scanty; limbs and joints sore; restless; urticaria.
Pains return periodically in diphtheria.
Sudden sharp paroxysms of pain.
Pains suddenly migrating from one part to another.
Right 8, 22, 23, 31, 36. Left 3, 8, 10, 18, 23, 29, 31, 33, 36, 40. Left to right 29, 31. Right to left 32. Below upwards 18. Above downwards 23.≡ more ...