The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea.
It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic
and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||Japanese mountain yam|
|Scientific name||Dioscorea japonica|
|INCI name||Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||참마뿌리추출물|
|Used part||Root /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||moisturizing / anti-inflammatory / anti-oxidant / skin brightening /|
|Known active compounds||saponins|
Dioscorea japonica is a species of yam that is used for food. The root has a very pleasant mild flavour with a floury texture and is commonlyeaten as a potato substitute. Active compounds in D. japonica are reported to exert various biological effects, including anti-rheumaticand anti-oxidant activities. According to the in vitro experiment results, Ma Extract, containing the root extract of D. japonica, is amulti-functional ingredient displaying anti-wrinkle, anti-oxidant, and anti-allergic actions. Ma Extract was tested clinically and showmoisturizing effect.