Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Mouth red, burning, stinging, scalding.
Borders blistered; feel as if scalded and quite raw.
Fetor of breath, with headache.
Lips oedematous; upper lip swollen, hot and red.
Gums and teeth
Gums sacculated and look watery.
Grinding of the teeth; sudden and involuntary biting them together; covered with yellow mucus or brown sordes.
Viscid, tough, frothy, saliva.
Dryness of tongue, mouth, and throat; fiery redness of buccal cavity, with painful tenderness.
Dry, swollen, inflamed tongue, with inability to swallow.
White, dry tongue (with diarrhoea).
Swollen tongue; shining.
Tongue swollen, dry, cracked, sore, ulcerated, or covered with vesicles.≡ more ...