Patients inflicted with various clustering chronic diseases require treatment with multiple drugs having distinct mechanisms of action. Accordingly, patients with multiple conditions suffer from cumulative side effects of multiple drugs as well as drug-drug interactions. Embodiments, agents, compounds or drugs of the present invention, such as sesquiterpenes, e.g., Zerumbone, replace an equal or larger number of approved drugs during patient treatment. Examples of disorders prevented or ameliorated by administration of the formulations of this invention include but are not limited to inflammatory diseases that may be, oncological, genetic, ischemic, infectious, neurological, hematological, ophthalmological, rheumatoid, orthopedic, neurological, hematological, kidney, vascular, dermatological, gynecological, or obstetric. The present invention further relates to a method of identifying agents, compounds or drugs useful in preventing or treating CDCP related diseases and conditions as well as other disorders, diseases and conditions treatable or preventable by the same agents, compounds or drugs.