Energy cannot be destroyed, only changed. When it comes to our health, an Asian approach to changing the flow of energy is the primary means to wellness with the overall goal as balance.
Traditional Chinese Medicine allows for an understanding of the inner workings of the organs and how flow of blood and chi affect them. Addressing stagnation, heat, dry, and dampness are what many Chinese patent remedies treat in order to achieve balance and health. These are age old remedies born out of longevity and wisdom.
Every large city has a Chinatown where you can find these amazing treatment for what ails you:
-Yinchiao Chieh Tu Pien: Cold/flu remedy, also has antibiotic ingredients of honeysuckle flower to reduce redness/swelling/hives/rashes
-Lien Chiao Pai Tu Pien: Treats skin boils with pus, also fever, red, itchy skin
-Bi Yan Pian: Nose inflammation, sinus congestion, head cold
-Yunnan Pai Yao: Trauma (large wounds, broken bones, gunshots, etc), menstrual cramps, ulcers, sprains, inflammation. Great also before surgery (2 days) and after surgery (7-10 days)
-Curing Pills: Diarrhea, digestive cure all, safe for nausea during pregnancy!
-Patch Removing Pills: Facial/skin discolorations, moles, freckles, dark patches on face
These beverage/teas/syrups are also medicinal:
-Lo Han Kuo Beverage: Dry cough/thirst with cold or flu symptoms
-She She Cao tea: Boils, pimples, rashes, skin toxins
-Hsiao Keh Chuan: Bronchitis, cough and asthma
Some great books on this: