At levels 3 and 4, Novices can gain the herb gathering and mining skills. The materials gained from herb gathering can be used in alchemy. Below is a list of materials that have been found while herb gathering:
Herb Grass Wood Piece Crude Garden Shovel Blue Mushroom Diamond Flower Dew Aqua Dew Wind Dew Earth Dew Fire Dew
Also, there's a chance of finding nothing.