Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Apis Mel in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Throat has appearance as if stung.
Dryness in the throat with heat, without thirst.
Burning, stinging in throat.
Glossy red varnish.
Inflammation of the throat, with swelling, redness, and stinging pains.
Ulcerated sore throat (in scarlet fever, when the eruption does not come out).
Diphtheritic sore throat gets well as a scarlatina rash develops.
Throat swollen inside and outside; hoarse, sense of constriction; breathing and swallowing difficult.
Ulcers on the tonsils, palate, &c.
Uvula long and dropsical.
Sensation of foreign body or fishbone in the throat; of constriction.
Small, clear, watery blisters on the back part of the throat.≡ more ...