Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Desires and aversions
No appetite, nor desire for food.
Insatiable thirst; drinks often but little at a time.
In catarrh of chest, diarrhoea, diphtheria and some dropsies.
No thirst with the heat; mouth dry.
Craves milk, which relieves.
Appetite for sour things.
Child nurses by day, refuses at night. θ After vaccination.
Inclined to sit quiet 19. Lying 2; on left side 26, 27. Sitting 2, 31. Rising 36 Motion 3, 20, 32, 40. Walking 2. Holds head and eyes down 3. Stooping 3, 21. Bending forwards or backwards 26.
Better by changing position of painful parts, which were worse by lying down.
Pains are better while moving or walking.
Morning 20, 25. 3 P.M. 40. 4 P.M. 1. Evening 31, 40. Night 5, 14, 33. Day 14.