Jicama also called Yam Bean is a round, fleshy taproot vegetable of bean family plants . In Vietnam, yam bean can be available year around in the market and cultivated in all parts of the country .
Jicama tuber often consumed as it is considered to give a fresh effect, because the water content in tubers is high enough and contains important vitamins like folates, riboflavin, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid, and thiamin, and the minerals magnesium, copper, iron, and manganese.
Jimaca (Yam Bean ) also used as an ingredient of skin care with so many benefits. It proven hereditary able to lighten the color of skin, eliminating black spots, helps to regenerate skin and reduce acne.
Many whitening skin beauty products are made from Yam bean , such as Cream & body lotions, mask, facial scrub, liquid foundation, hand & body lotion, baby powder, sunscreen product and body mask