is Apis mellifica?
A bee sting causes
some symptoms and so, Apis is used in homeopathy primarily for light
redness, swelling and burning pain, usually seen in urticaria. It is
also successfully used for allergies that involve the whole body
(anaphylaxis) and for effusions on the membranes of body cavities
(serous skin) and meningitis. It is also used to treat jealousy when
the Mind symptoms match.
Fever with thirst
Swollen throat or uvula
Bright red swellings
with burning pain
Swelling under the eyes
about the remedy
do you recognize patients who need Apis mellifica?
Apis experiences pain
as both burning and stabbing and has a strong relationship with it. In
case of fever, sleep or meningitis, the so-called "cry encephalique"
often occurs - a typical, heartbreaking, high-pitched cry.
Apis mellifica adults, like the bee itself, are hardworking. However,
they are prone to teasing and snappy remarks as well as clumsy
movements. The high level of commitment often leads to a disturbed sex
life, which can be characterized by strict aversion or excessive desire.
Apis mellifica children are energetic and lively. They are always busy.
You will never see them still. The children prefer to have company.
They hate being alone. Jealousy is particularly typical of Apis
mellifica, for example when a new sibling comes or when a friend wants
to play with their own toys. They then react extremely violently, both
verbally and physically, by lashing out.
Apis mellifica is
indicated for all typical symptoms that are improved or worsened by the
are the typical areas of application for Apis mellifica?
Inflammation of the
on the skin, kidneys and bladder, as well as the female genital organs.
Apis mellifica in
Apis for pregnant
women is mainly indicated when there is water retention in the legs. If
breast inflammation (mastitis) occurs during breastfeeding, treatment
can be given with Apis. Apis is an alternative to Belladonna. Many of
the treatable symptoms are similar. The remedy is indicated for high
feverish conditions, fever rashes and sharp headaches. For a successful
therapy, the two symptoms should therefore be carefully compared with
Apis for the baby
Apis is an important
remedy for treating sore throat and tonsillitis. The pain can radiate
to the ears. Cold applications alleviate the discomfort.
Apis also helps with a
high fever associated with a cold. The babies are chilly at first and
then develop chills. Even so, they don't want to be covered at this
stage. When the fever rises, the skin is dry and very hot at first.
Only later does the baby sweat. Despite the great heat, the baby does
not feel thirsty and has to be encouraged to drink with a lot of effort.
Apis for dogs, horses and
Apis is often used to
treat insect bites when the puncture site is swollen, red, and tender
to the touch. The stitches are often found on the lips and eyelids.
retention in animals caused by painful urination can be treated with
Apis. The animals also refuse to drink if they have cystitis.
Apis helps when bitches seem to be in heat all the time, but do not
allow mating. In addition, the bitches often suffer from the formation
of cysts on the fallopian tubes.
Side effects of Apis
There were isolated
connections between the administration of Apis and miscarriages. Apis
should therefore only be given during pregnancy in consultation with a
Qualified, licensed, Homeopathic Doctor. A combination of Apis and Rhus
toxicodendron is contraindicated. In case of hypersensitivity to bee or
insect venom, Apis is only recommended from potency D30 and above.
Apis mellifica and
Ledum are similar in acute rheumatoid arthritis. Both have the
improvement from cold and cold applications in the drug picture. Apis
is indicated in highly acute cases, while Ledum is more suitable for
less acute cases.
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