Apis mellifera

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Apis mellifera

Emergency medicine
Bees are a major cause of life-threatening anaphylaxis in sensitised individuals.
 
Clinical findings
Fever, chills, lightheadedness, hives, joint and muscle pain, bronchial constriction, shortness of breath, hypotension, pulmonary oedema, shock, death.

Homeopathy
Honeybee—A major homeopathic remedy obtained from bees, which is used to treat bee stings and other insect bites, oedema, and other causes of burning and swelling, including cystitis, allergies and sore throat. Apis is also used to treat arthritis, mumps, peritonitis and pleuritis.

Apis mellifera

Honeybee Immunology A major cause of life-threatening anaphylaxis in sensitized individuals Clinical Fever, chills, light-headedness, hives, joint and muscle pain, bronchial constriction, SOB, hypotension, pulmonary edema, shock, and possibly, death. See Hymenopteran.
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