The spice turmeric, which is derived from the root of the plant Curcuma longa, has been described as a treatment for diabetes in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. The most active component of turmeric, curcumin, has caught scientific attention as a potential therapeutic agent in experimental diabetes and for the treatment of the complications of diabetes patients. The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of curcumin could favourably affect most of the leading aspects of diabetes, including insulin resistance, hyperglycaemia, hyperlipidemia etc. In addition, curcumin could prevent the deleterious complications of diabetes. The beneficial effect of curcumin on diabetes is due to its ability to spice up the immune system. Curcumin cause antioxidant effects through several mechanisms .Regular use of turmeric along with gooseberry (amla) can produce significant result.