Parimal Bikash Sen

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Star anise (Illicium verum Hook f) has been shown to possess potent antimicrobial properties. Chemical studies indicate that a major portion of this antimicrobial property is due to anethole present in the dried fruit. Studies with isolated anethole (compared with standard anethole) indicated that it is effective against bacteria, yeast and fungal strains.
Myofibromas are benign neoplasms of myofibroblastic origin, rarely encountered in the oral cavity. Limited awareness of the clinical features of these lesions risks misdiagnosis of more sinister pathology. The objective of this report is to highlight the potential diversity of oral lesions by describing an uncommon presentation of a myofibroma. The case(More)