Go! Gargle!

by RaeAnne Marsh

GoGargle_Box-and-tubeImproving on the tried-and-true sore throat home remedy of gargling with salt water, registered nurse January O’Connor devised her GoGargle! formulation initially for her husband, adding honey, aloe, mint and chamomile for their immediate soothing benefit as the salt-water gargle works to reduce swelling. The Scottsdale resident began marketing it as a compressed and convenient effervescent tablet, and, at a retailer’s convention, took the award for “Best New Product of 2014” against products from giants Ricola and Johnson & Johnson. Kmart was recently added to its numerous outlets that include CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Bashas’ and Albertsons.

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