Gentianella alborosea

Gentianella alborosea

Gentianella alborosea

Scientific classification








G. alborosea

Binomial name

Gentianella alborosea
(Gilg) Fabris

Gentianella alborosea is a species of plant in the Gentianaceae family. It is one of two types of hercampuri, which is traditionally used in herbal medicine as an infusion, the other type of hercampuri being Gentianella nitida.[1] It has been used in Peruvian folk medicine since before the time of the Incas. These small shrubs are native to the high Andes of Peru. The Junin Province is a region of Peru that grows hercampuri.


1 Traditional use
2 Chemical constituents
3 References
4 Further reading

Traditional use[edit]
The whole plant is used as an infusion. The roots are thin and yellow in color and the infusion of hercampuri also has a yellow color.
Traditional uses of hercampuri include:[2]

treatment of hepatitis
treatment of varicose veins
reduction of blood cholesterol
treatment of hypertension

Chemical constituents[edit]
The infusion of hercampuri is one of the most bitter flavors of all herbs. The beneficial compounds that give hercampuri its unique taste contribute to the bitterness of the infusion.

^ Nobuo Kawahara; Masato Nozawa; Diana Flores; Pablo Bonilla; Setsuko Sekita; Motoyoshi Satake (2000). “Sesterterpenoid from Gentianella alborosea”. Phytochemistry. 53 (8): 881–884. doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(99)00518-X. PMID 10820797. 
^ “The Future of Products of the Andean High Plateau and Central Valley”, p. 213 (United Nations, 2006): “Hepatoprotective, depurative, hypoglycemiant, diuretic”

Further reading[edit]

Acero N, Llinares F, Galán de Mera A, Oltra B, Muñoz-Mingarro D (2006). “Apoptotic and free radical scavenging properties of the methanolic extract of Gentianella alborosea”. Fitoterapia. 77 (6): 475–477. doi:10.1016/j.fitote.2006.05.020. PMID 16814959. Gentianella alborosea (“Hercampure”) is a Peruvian species used in folk medicine for the treatment of a variety of health disorders. We tested the free radical scavenging (DPPH) and induction of apoptosis on a human uterus tumor cell line (HeLa) by its methanolic extract. The results showed a noticeable radical scavenging activity and a dose-dependent apoptotic effect. 

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Craig Goodwin

Not to be confused with Craig Goodwin (English footballer).

Craig Goodwin

Goodwin playing for Newcastle Jets !Newcastle Jets in 2012

Personal information

Full name
Craig Alexander Goodwin

Date of birth
(1991-12-16) 16 December 1991 (age 25)

Place of birth
Adelaide, Australia

1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Playing position
Left Winger / left back

Club information

Current team

Sparta Rotterdam


Youth career

Munno Para City

Adelaide Raiders

Senior career*


Adelaide Raiders

Oakleigh Cannons

Melbourne Heart !Melbourne Heart

Newcastle Jets !Newcastle Jets

Adelaide United !Adelaide United

Sparta Rotterdam

National team‡

Australia U-23


* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 November 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 May 2016

Craig Alexander Goodwin (born 16 December 1991) is an Australian international football (soccer) player who plays as a winger for Sparta Rotterdam in the Eredivisie.
Goodwin has represented the Australian national team and has also previously appeared for the under-23 national side.


1 Club career

1.1 Early career
1.2 Melbourne Heart
1.3 Newcastle Jets
1.4 Adelaide United
1.5 Sparta Rotterdam

2 International career
3 Honours

3.1 Club
3.2 Individual

4 References
5 External links

Club career[edit]
Early career[edit]
He started his career playing for amateur club Munno Para City Football Club. He later signed for one of the top local Adelaide sides Adelaide Raiders who play in the South Australian Super League. After being cut during the Adelaide United youth team trials he moved to Melbourne where he signed with Victorian Premier League side Oakleigh Cannons.
Melbourne Heart[edit]
On 2 September 2011 it was announced he had signed with the Melbourne Heart youth team who play in the National Youth League.[1] He made his senior professional debut for Melbourne Heart during the 2011–12 A-League campaign in a round 19 fixture against Melbourne Victory in which he received the man of the match award.[2]
Newcastle Jets[edit]
On 7 May 2012 it was announced he had signed a two-year contract with A-League club Newcastle Jets.[3] At Newcastle, Goodwin is known for his finishing and accurate crossing, which benefits strikers

Arthur Mason (footballer)

Arthur Mason

Personal information

Full name
Arthur Mason

Date of birth
(1909-08-22)22 August 1909

Date of death
17 November 1971(1971-11-17) (aged 62)

Playing career1

Games (Goals)

North Melbourne
2 (1)

1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1929.

Arthur Mason (22 August 1909 – 17 November 1971) was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 556. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5. 

External links[edit]

Arthur Mason’s statistics from AFL Tables
Arthur Mason’s profile from

Ambition (novel)

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Ambition is the first novel by Julie Burchill published in 1989 hardback and 1990 paperback, ISBN 9780552135580.[1][2][3][4][5]
It tells the story of the ambitious if unimaginatively named Susan Street and her efforts to become a newspaper editor. To achieve her goal she is set a number of tasks by a press magnate. These involve her flying around the world to have sex with a large number of men and women while he looks on.

^ “Ambition”. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
^ “Ambition”. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
^ Courtney, Kevin (17 October 2013). “Ambition, by Julie Burchill”. The Irish Times. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
^ Dowell, Ben. “‘I have no ambition left'”. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
^ “Ambition book by Julie Burchill”. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 

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