Prince Charles, defender of the rainforest, doesn't do himself any favours sometimes - by his Duchy Originals range, for example. I'm fine with the biscuits and shit. The biscuits, that's fine. I don't mind my tax pounds propping up your high-end biscuit empire, giving tartan-clad old women something to buy once they've been round a stately home instead of Kendal Mint Cake or cushions that smell of lavender. No, that's fine. But it's the other shit. It's the homoeopathy and snake-oil and general crap dressed up as medicine. And pretending that it's any good at doing anything other than emptying your wallet:
The advert for the products, which are sold for £10 for 50ml in some Boots and Waitrose stores, claimed "If you haven't managed to escape the winter sniffles, look no further than our new Echina-Relief Tincture, which offers natural relief from cold and flu symptoms ... Our Echinacea, Hypericum and Detox Tinctures provide alternative and natural ways of treating common ailments such as colds, low moods and digestive discomfort ...".
£10 for 50ml of water? Jesus wept. I imagine the only 'low mood' that would lift would be the accountants at Duchy Originals.