The small jar is an elderberry tincture that contains elderberry, cinnamon, ginger and cloves in a brandy base. The 2 big jars are a dried echinacea root tincture containing dried echinacea root, dried peppermint, fresh orange slices and fresh grated ginger in a brandy base.
I have signed up on Herb Mentor to learn all I can, as well as bought a few books that seem to be beginner guides.
Be Your Own Doctor
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use" (hopefully more helpful information than new age wackyness)
Herbal Healing for Children