The variety is known as "crazy honey", and in addition to itsrecreational medicinalproperties(which have earned it its reputation as a hallucinogenic honey), it also hasincredible health benefits.
In Nepal, honey hunters risk their lives in the harvest, hunting honey in precarious conditions. They are looking for the hives of the Himalayan giant honey bee Apislaboriosa, thelargest honey bee in the world! The hives are located on steep cliffs, doubling the risks: not only can they be stung, but they can also fall off the cliff and die. It isharvested twice a yearandquantities are limited, making Mad honey one of therarest honeys in the world.