Ipomoea Batatas Root Powder

Purple Yam Root Powder

→ Mexican Name: Polvo de Camote Morado
→ INCI: Ipomoea Batatas Root Powder
→ Derivation: 🌿 Plant
→ Country of origin: 🌏 Asia


Ipomoea batatas root powder is derived from the sweet potato plant, scientifically known as Ipomoea batatas. The sweet potato is a tuberous root vegetable that belongs to the morning glory family (Convolvulaceae). The root powder is typically obtained by drying and grinding the roots of the sweet potato plant. It is rich in antioxidants and anti-Inflammatory properties.


  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Moisturising
  • Regenerating


It is rich in antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C and Vitamin A. Vitamin A is known for promoting cell turnover and supporting skin regeneration. It also contains water, and their hydrating properties may contribute to maintaining skin moisture, reducing dryness. Its anti-inflammatory properties are beneficial for individuals with inflammatory skin conditions. Its primary component is starch, a complex carbohydrate providing a significant energy source. The characteristic orange hue comes from beta-carotene, a potent antioxidant.


Antioxidant Support, Signs of Aging, Barrier Support, Anti-Inflammatory

Suitable for

  • All skin types

Our approach to ingredients

At Viva Maia, we're proud to introduce a unique skincare collection that marries the profound heritage of pre-Hispanic cultures with modern scientific innovation.

Our formulations are crafted from 100% natural ingredients, selected for their effectiveness and eco-friendly nature. With Mexico's rich biodiversity, we tap into potent and sustainable ingredients.

We cultivate many of these ingredients ourselves and meticulously handcraft our extracts, powders, and oils.