Tonsillitis is the one of the common diseases of the respiratory tract. It is the inflammatory condition of the tonsils. The inflammation of tonsils occurs due to infection. Symptoms of tonsillitis include fever, pain on swallowing, and pain in the ear on the affected area, oozing pus, and sore throat. Tonsillitis can be caused due to intake of cold water or cold food stuff such as ice cream, cold drink, cold climate, exposure to cold breeze, excess intake of oily food. There are various ayurvedic treatments available for tonsillitis. The ayurvedic herbs have anti-pyretic, antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties.