Indicated for Stings, Allergy symptoms, Hives. Apis mellifica is a homeopathic remedy often used to treat the swelling of various parts of the body accompanied by stinging, burning pains (feeling like the sting of a bee). Other indications for its use include great swelling and thirstlessness. Patient is worse from heat in any form, touch, pressure, late in afternoon, after sleeping, in closed and heated rooms and on the right side - better in open air, uncovering, and cold bathing. This homeopathic remedy is made from the common honey bee. Active ingredient: Apis mellifica [HPUS]. Inactive ingredients: Sucrose/lactose pellets.