Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Dull heavy, tensive headache over the eyes, with pain through the orbits.
Neuralgic pain, like a bee-sting, in and about left temple.
Pain in occiput, with occasional sharp shrieks. θ Hydrocephalus.
Hair falls out in spots.
Puffiness of scalp, forehead and around the eyes. θ Erysipelatous inflammation of scalp and face.
Head feels swollen; integuments feel swollen and stiff.
Boring (backward) the head in the pillow.
Fontanelle sunken. θ Cholera infantum.
Copious sweat of the head, of Moschus musk-like odor.
Brain feels tired; as if "gone to sleep", tingling.
Burning and throbbing in the head, worse by motion and stooping, temporarily better by pressing the head firmly with the hands; occasional sweat.
Aching in the occiput.
Violent drawing from the back of neck, extending behind the left ear, spreading over let half of head.
Congestion to the head and face; fulness in the head.
Child lies in torpor; delirium, sudden shrieking cries, squinting, grinding teeth, boring head in pillow; one side twitching, the other paralyzed; head wet from sweating; urine scanty, milky; big toe turns up; nausea while lying; breath offensive; tongue sore. θ Acute hydrocephalus. θ After erysipelatous eruptions.
Hydrocephaloid; stupor; eyes red, head hot, shrill shrieks; tongue dry, skin, dry, hands colds cold and blue; urine suppressed, abdomen tender; diarrhoea mucous, offensive, involuntary, containing flakes of pus.
Hydrocephalic enlargement of the head.≡ more ...