An excellent compilation of symptoms of homeopathic medicine Apis Melifica from the book Pearls of Homeopathy by M.E. Douglass, published in 1903….

Adapted to strumous constitution. Bilious, nervous temperament; women, especially widows, children and girls who, though generally careful, become awkward and let things fall while handling them.

Lachrymose disposition; cannot help crying; discouraged; despondent.

Bag-like swelling under the eyes.

Great sensitiveness to touch.

Pain Burning, stinging, sore; periodical, in sudden, sharp paroxysms, suddenly migrating from one part to another.

Sudden, shrill, piercing screams while wakening or sleeping.

Thirstlessness; anasarca; ascites. Incontinence of urine with great irritation of the parts; can scarcely retain the urine a moment, and when passed, scalds severely. Frequent, painful, scanty, bloody urination.

Child lies in torpor; delirium; sudden shrilling cries, squinting, grinding teeth, boring bead in pillow, one side twitching, the other paralyzed, head wet from sweating; urine scanty, milky.

Redness and swelling of both ears.

Nose swollen, red, and oedematous.

OEdematous swelling of the face.

Sensation of rawness in the anus, with diarrhoea.

Stool occurs with every motion of the body, as if the anus were constantly open.

Dysentery; olive green, slimy, profuse, and full of bright red lumps-looks like tomato sauce.

Constant oozing from anus, of which the patient is unconscious.

Bruised, sore feeling of abdominal walls, with excessive tenderness, felt when sneezing or upon the least pressure.

Enlargement of right ovary, with pain in the left pectoral region and cough.

Cutting or stinging pain in the right ovary.

Sensation in the toes and whole foot as if too large, swollen, and stiff.

General feeling of lassitude with trembling.

Burning, stinging pains like bee stings, occurring occasionally.

Urticaria like bee stings, or stings from other insects, with intolerable itching at night.

Carbuncles, with burning, stinging pains.

Chill with thirst, always, chill worse in a warm room; from external heat. Cannot bear heat of stove. Chill renewed from the slightest motion. Heat rarely with thirst. No thirst in sweating stage.

Swelling and burning of lips during entire paroxysm.

In ascites; sensation in abdomen as if something would break, if much effort were made to void a stool.

Melford Eugene Douglass
M.E.Douglass, MD, was a Lecturer of Dermatology in the Southern Homeopathic Medical College of Baltimore. He was the author of - Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment; Repertory of Tongue Symptoms; Characteristics of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica.