There is no definitive answer to this question as the potency of each method depends on a number of factors, including the quality of the cannabis used, the method of extraction, and the individual’s metabolism. However, many people find that tinctures are more potent than edibles because they are absorbed more quickly by the body. Tinctures are also easier to dose than edibles, so you are less likely to accidentally consume too much.
In general sublingual (under the tongue) administration of cannabis tinctures leads to the fastest onset of effects. THC Tincture drops placed under the tongue are absorbed directly into the bloodstream via the mucous membranes lining the mouth. The effects of tinctures can be felt within 15-30 minutes, and peak within 30-60 minutes.