a postulated energy permeating the universe, the personal supply of which an individual suffering from various emotional or physical ills can allegedly replenish by sitting in a small special cabinet () in which this energy is supposed to accumulate
coined by W. Reich (1897-1957), Austrian psychiatrist in the U.S., prob. < org(asm) + -one, as in ozone
See orgone in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A universal life force hypothesized by Wilhelm Reich, supposed to emanate from all organic material that purportedly can be captured with a boothlike device and used to restore psychological well-being.