Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
(Forenoon), Sad; increased headache; dark before eyes; pains in the eyes; burning in mouth and thirst; pain from the hip toward the navel; piercing in the chest; pressure on the chest.
(From mornings till 3 P.M.), Headache.
(Afternoon), When stooping, dark before eyes; increased headache; 4 o'clock, sudden coryza; kind of chill in the back; *3 to 4 o'clock, chilly; itching; itching of the head.
(Night), Quivering and twitching of the eyes, worse left; adhesion of the eyes; secretion of mucus from the eyes in bed; aversion and nausea; disgust, inclination to vomit and feeling of diarrhoea; short breath; sharp pains in chest; stitches through chest and back; stitches in the chest and back; heat.
(Before midnight), Cough, that awakes.
(Latter part of night), Restless.
(During day), Frequent urinating.
(Day and night), Frequent urinating.
(Bending head on painful side), Increased pain in nape of neck.
(Cold weather), Weakness and chest troubles.
(Closing eyes), Vertigo.
(After every exertion and much exercise), The prickling returns all over the body, the same as after the sting.
(Leaning back when sitting), Feeling of suffocation.
(Lying), Weakness in back; increased difficulty in breathing wishes to be raised up; cannot lie horizontally; increased vertigo.
(Motion), Chilliness; increased headache; pain in shoulder and upper arm.
(Moving head toward right), Stitches in right side of nape of neck.
(Pressure), Sensitive to outward pressure; pain in abdomen; abdomen painful on exterior pressure; little bunches sensitive.
(Rising after sitting), Back as if beaten.
(Shaking head), Pain in occiput.
(Sitting), Increased vertigo; pain as if beaten in lower limbs.
(Sneezing), Sore feeling in abdomen.
(Speaking), Pain, caused by fatigue in the larynx.
(Going upstairs), Difficulty in breathing.
(After long standing), Faint and dizzy; renewed swelling of sprained knee.
(Stooping), Headache; darkness before eyes; sensation of fulness in the face.
(Stretching in bed), Pain in ovaries.
(Touch), Pain in swollen checks; scalp sensitive.
(Walking), Soles of feet feel like cushions; pain in ovaries.
(Warmth), Closed rooms, especially if overheated, are perfectly *intolerable to him, with fulness and heaviness in the head, and rush of blood; *headache in warm room; cough worse; chilliness grows worse; *makes him worse, especially in evening, with some coryza and cough.
(Cold water), Burning in palms; wanted his red face bathed; pain and burning in clitoris and labia; best means of relief after a sting.
(Continued diarrhoea), Headache.
(Exercise), Seemed to bring him to himself.
(Eating), Soreness and cough.
(Eructations), Pain over left hip.
(Lying on the parts), Going to sleep of the thighs, etc.
(Rubbing), Itching of skin.
(Sitting up), Pain in abdomen.
(Sleep), Symptoms of the sting.
(Walking), Bruised feeling of the lower limbs; vertigo.