Yam can be eaten after germination. Unlike potatoes, it will produce some toxic substances after germination. It can only be said that it will take away certain nutrients after germination, which can be taken after removing the germinated part.
Yam is a highly nutritious food. Yam contains a lot of protein and starch, vitamin C, vitamin E, glucose, amino acids, etc. it can also be used as medicinal materials.
Store in a cool and ventilated place away from light: because yam is dense and strong, it is stored in a ventilated place at room temperature. Generally, it can be stored for 3-4 months in autumn and winter. In summer, it's hot. It's best to eat it within two months to prevent germination or deterioration.
Do not use plastic bags to store yams during storage, which will be airtight and make yams easier to germinate. You can wrap yams with napkins and store them in a ventilated and cool place.