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Materia Medica by Allen



APIS MELLIFICA

(apis)

POISON OF THE HONEY BEE APIUM VIRUS

Adapted to the strumous constitution; glands enlarged, indurated; scirrhous or open cancer.

Women, especially widows; children and girls who, though generally careful, become awkward, and let things fall while handling them (Bov.).

Bad effects of acute exanthema imperfectly developed or suppressed (Zinc.); measles, scarlatina, urticaria.

Ailments from jealousy, fright, rage, vexation, bad news.

Irritable; nervous; fidgety; hard to please.

Weeping disposition; cannot help crying; discouraged, despondent (Puls.).

Sudden, shrill, piercing screams from children while waking or sleeping (Hellebore).

Oedema; bag-like, puffy swelling UNDER THE EYES (over the eyes, Kali c.) ; of the hands and feet, dropsy, without thirst (with thirst, Acet. ac, Apoc).

Extreme sensitiveness to touch (Bell., Lach.).

Pain: burning, stinging, sore; suddenly migrating from one part to another (Kali bi., Lac c, Puls.).

Thirstlessness; in anasarca; ascites (Acetic acid, but face more waxy and great thirst).

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.

Constipation: sensation in abdomen as if something tight would break if much effort were used.

Diarrhoea: of drunkards; in eruptive diseases, especially if eruption be suppressed; involuntary from every motion, as though ANUS WAS WIDE OPEN (Phos.).

Affects right side; enlargement or dropsy of right ovary; right testicle.

Intermittent fever; chill 3 P. MV WITH THIRST, always (Ign.); < warm room and from external heat (Thuja, 3 A. M. and at 3 P. M.).

 

Relations
Complementary: Nat. mur.

Disagrees, when used either before or. after Rhus.

Ars. and Puls, follow Apis well.

Has cured scarlatina albuminuria after Canth., Dig., Hell, failed.

 

Aggravation
After sleeping (Lach.); closed, especially warmed and heated "rooms are intolerable; from getting wet (Rhus), but better from washing or moistening the part in cold water.

 

Amelioration
Open air; cold water or cold bathing; uncovering; pains by coughing, walking or changing position; when sitting erect.