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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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 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 ...