It means inflammation of tonsils. In tonsillitis, patient suffer from swelling of tonsils, irritation, pain & difficulty in swallowing.
Children refuse to eat because of pain & swelling which causes choking sensation of throat.
Because of recurrent tonsillitis, there can be pus formation in tonsils which is very painful & difficult to treat by medicine (other pathies).
In such cases, homeopathic medicines gives the best relief & can be treated in such conditions without operation i.e tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils).