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Related to Apis mellifera: Honey bee
Apis melliferaEmergency medicine
Bees are a major cause of life-threatening anaphylaxis in sensitised individuals.
Fever, chills, lightheadedness, hives, joint and muscle pain, bronchial constriction, shortness of breath, hypotension, pulmonary oedema, shock, death.
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.